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DataStax – The database for Hybrid and Multi-cloud technology


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, enterprises need to rethink the technology infrastructure on which they are building and deploying mission-critical cloud applications and move to a modern, distributed database platform, built for hybrid cloud. In doing so, enterprises can make data the centerpiece of their organization, build real-time value at epic scale, and innovate with ease and speed.

DataStax is an experienced partner in on-premises, hybrid, and multi-cloud deployments and offers a suite of distributed data management products and cloud services. DataStax helps companies compete in a rapidly changing world where expectations are high and new innovations happen daily. They make it easy for enterprises to deliver killer apps that crush the competition. More than 400 of the world’s leading enterprises including Capital One, Cisco, Comcast, Delta Airlines, eBay, Macy’s, McDonald’s, Safeway, Sony, and Walmart use DataStax to build modern applications that can be deployed across any cloud.

About Apache Cassandra™

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. Apache Cassandra offers robust support for clusters spanning multiple data centers, with asynchronous masterless replication allowing low latency operations for all clients. In a nutshell: Cassandra offers unprecedented speed, flexibility, and power. Evolved from work at Google, Amazon, and Facebook, Cassandra is used by leading companies such as Disney, IBM, The New York Times, Hulu, Spotify, and Twitter.


DataStax Enterprise (DSE)

The most advanced distribution of Apache Cassandra™ on the market, with the enterprise functionality needed for serious production systems and backed up and supported by the best distributed-experts in the world. It’s one platform for all types of applications anywhere, any cloud, any model: key-value, graph, tabular, JSON. DataStax Enterprise is a fully integrated and optimized database, with a graph, analytics, in-memory, search, and Kafka included, all with a unified security model. Simply put, it's the only database capable of meeting today's demanding requirements.

DataStax Enterprise Advanced Workloads Pack

An add-on “pack” for DataStax Enterprise (DSE) that includes fully integrated components tuned for performance and scale, and extends its mixed workload capability with the addition of DSE Analytics, DSE Graph, and DSE Search.

DataStax Managed Services

All the features of DataStax Enterprise, plus white-glove service so you can focus on innovation, option to run on your AWS or Microsoft Azure account, managed upgrades, including proactive alerts and dedicated DataStax experts for quick and seamless production.

DataStax Enterprise and Apache Kafka™ for Modern Architectures

DataStax Enterprise and Apache Kafka are designed specifically to fit the needs of modern, next-generation businesses. With DataStax Enterprise (DSE) providing the blazing fast, highly-available hybrid cloud data layer and Apache Kafka™ detangling the web of complex architectures.

DataStax Kubernetes

The DataStax Enterprise Kubernetes operator greatly simplifies the process of deploying and managing DSE clusters and provides a continuous background repair service and self-orchestration with auto-scaling.


With the DataStax Enterprise Kubernetes operator, you can streamline cloud-native modern application development with the most trusted NoSQL database powered by Cassandra.

The formidable leader behind the success of DataStax

Chet Kapoor is the Chairman and also serves as the Chief Executive Officer of DataStax. He is a proven leader and innovator in the tech industry with more than 20 years in leadership at innovative software and cloud companies, including Google, IBM, BEA Systems, Web Methods, and NeXT. As Chairman and CEO of Apigee, he led company-wide initiatives to build Apigee into a leading technology provider for digital business. Google (Apigee) is the cross-cloud API management platform that operates in a multi- and hybrid-cloud world. Chet successfully took Apigee public before the company was acquired by Google in 2016. Chet earned his B.S. in engineering from Arizona State University.

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