ScyllaDB takes on Amazon with new DynamoDB migration tool

There are heaps of originate provide databases out there, and ScyllaDB, a NoSQL fluctuate, is taking a watch to distinguish itself by attracting none rather then Amazon customers. This day, it presented a DynamoDB migration tool to help Amazon prospects switch to its product.

It’s a valorous switch, however Scylla, which has a free originate provide product on the side of paid versions, has continually had a penchant for going after larger avid gamers. It has had a tool to help switch Cassandra customers to ScyllaDB for a whereas.

CEO Dor Laor says DynamoDB prospects can now furthermore migrate present code with miniature modification. “Whereas you happen to’re the employ of DynamoDB on the present time, which that you would possibly restful be the employ of the identical drivers and the identical client code. Essentially, you don’t want to alter your client code one bit. You actual want to redirect obtain admission to to an ultimate IP handle working Scylla,” Laor told TechCrunch.

He says that the cause prospects would are looking to change to Scylla is due to the it provides a sooner and more cost effective skills by utilizing the hardware extra efficiently. That contrivance firms can tear the identical workloads on fewer machines, and attain it sooner, which in the slay would possibly restful translate to lower expenses.

The company furthermore presented a $25 million Series C extension led by Eight Roads Ventures. Existing patrons Bessemer Endeavor Partners, Magma Endeavor Partners, Qualcomm Ventures and TLV Partners furthermore participated. Scylla has raised a complete of $60 million, in response to the company.

The startup has been round for six years and prospects encompass Comcast, GE, IBM and Samsung. Laor says that Comcast went from working Cassandra on 400 machines to working the identical workloads with Scylla on actual 60.

Laor is enjoying the lengthy game in the database market, and it’s no longer about taking on Cassandra, DynamoDB or another particular person product. “Our predominant unbiased is to be the default NoSQL database where if anyone has grand info, right-time workloads, they’ll deem about us first, and we are in a position to alter into the default.”

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