Authenticating and connecting to a SSL enabled Scylla cluster using Spark 2

This quick article is a wrap up for reference on how to connect to ScyllaDB using Spark 2 when authentication and SSL are enforced for the clients on the Scylla cluster. We encountered multiple problems, even more since we distribute our workload using a YARN cluster so that our worker nodes should have everything they […]

A botspot story

I felt like sharing a recent story that allowed us identify a bot in a haystack thanks to Scylla.   The scenario While working on loading up 2B+ of rows into Scylla from Hive (using Spark), we noticed a strange behaviour in the performances of one of our nodes:   So we started wondering why […]