Scylla Operator is a Kubernetes Operator for managing and automating tasks related to managing a Scylla clusters.
Scylla is a close-to-the-hardware rewrite of Cassandra in C++. It features a shared nothing architecture that enables true linear scaling and major hardware optimizations that achieve ultra-low latencies and extreme throughput. It is a drop-in replacement for Cassandra and uses the same interfaces.
To quickly deploy a Scylla cluster, choose one of the following options:
- Generic: Follow this guide for the general way to use the operator.
- GKE: An advanced guide for deploying Scylla with the best performance settings on Google Kubernetes Engine.
- EKS: An advanced guide for deploying Scylla with the best performance settings on Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service.
You can also use Helm charts to deploy both Scylla Operator and Scylla clusters:
# Stable charts helm repo add scylla-operator https://storage.googleapis.com/scylla-operator-charts/stable # Latest charts helm repo add scylla-operator https://storage.googleapis.com/scylla-operator-charts/latest
Kubernetes Operator for Scylla
Currently it supports:
- Deploying multi-zone clusters
- Scaling up or adding new racks
- Scaling down
- Monitoring with Prometheus and Grafana
- Integration with Scylla Manager
- Dead node replacement
- Version Upgrade
Future additions include:
Scylla performs the best when it has fast disks and direct access to the CPU. To deploy Scylla with maximum performance, follow the guide for your environment:
If you find a bug or need help running scylla, you can reach out in the following ways:
Building the project
You can easily build Scylla Operator in your environment:
make docker-buildand wait for the image to be built.
We would love you to contribute to Scylla Operator, help make it even better and learn together! Use these resources to help you get started: