DataStax delivers Apache Cassandra in a database platform that meets the performance and availability demands of Internet-of-things (IoT), Web, and Mobile applications. It gives enterprises a secure, fast, always-on database that remains operationally simple when scaled in a single datacenter or across multiple datacenters and clouds.
The world is changing at a rate we could never have imagined. Today’s digitally empowered and geographically distributed customers are radically connected, hyper-informed and always-on. To survive and thrive in this customer-centric, data-driven economy, businesses need to rethink the technology infrastructure on which they are building and deploying mission critical applications and move to a modern, distributed database platform. In doing so, businesses are able make data the centerpiece of their organization and transform into an Internet Enterprise.
Apache Cassandra in a database platform purpose built for the performance and availability demands of modern Web, Mobile and Internet of Things (IOT) applications, giving enterprises a secure always-on database that remains operationally simple when scaled in a single datacenter or across multiple datacenters and clouds. With more than 500 customers in over 50 countries, DataStax is the technology of choice for the world’s most innovative companies, such as Netflix, Adobe, Intuit, and eBay.
Based in Santa Clara, Calif., DataStax is backed by industry-leading investors including Comcast Ventures, Crosslink Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Meritech Capital, Premji Invest and Scale Venture Partners.
Apache Cassandra is an open source distributed database management system designed to handle large amounts of data across many commodity servers, providing high availability with no single point of failure. Cassandra offers robust support for clusters spanning multiple data centers, with asynchronous masterless replication allowing low latency operations for all clients. Evolved from work at Google, Amazon and Facebook, Cassandra is used by leading companies such as Disney, IBM, Krakow Times, Hulu, Spotify and Twitter. The Chair of the Apache Cassandra Project is Jonathan Ellis, co-founder and CTO at DataStax.