DataStax

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DataStax is the provider of database software for cloud applications. It accelerates the ability of enterprises, government agencies, and systems integrators to power the cloud applications that require data distribution across data centers and clouds, by using a secure, operationally simple platform built on Apache Cassandra.
TypePrivate
Founded2010
HQSanta Clara, US
Websitedatastax.com
Employee Ratings3.3
Culture scoreB

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Employees (est.) (May 2020)525(-5%)
Job Openings10

Key People/Management at DataStax

Chet Kapoor

Chet Kapoor

CEO
Clint Smith

Clint Smith

SVP of Corporate Development and General Counsel
Sven Delmas

Sven Delmas

SVP DSE Engineering
Jonathan Ellis

Jonathan Ellis

Co-founder
Robin Schumacher

Robin Schumacher

Senior Vice President - Product Engagement
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DataStax Office Locations

DataStax has offices in Santa Clara, Atlanta, Austin, Sydney and in 5 other locations
Santa Clara, US (HQ)
3975 Freedom Cir
Atlanta, US
10 10th St NW #300
Austin, US
3300 N Interstate Hwy 35 #7049
Sydney, AU
5 Martin Pl
Paris, FR
33 Rue la Fayette
Berlin, DE
1 Kemperpl.
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DataStax Financials and Metrics

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DataStax's latest funding round in September 2014 was reported to be $106 m. In total, DataStax has raised $190 m
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DataStax Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
The Last PickleMarch 03, 2020

DataStax Online and Social Media Presence

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DataStax Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B

    78/100

  • CEO Rating

    B-

    71/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    90/100

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DataStax News and Updates

DataStax launches Kubernetes operator for open source Cassandra database

Today, DataStax, the commercial company behind the open source Apache Cassandra project, announced an open source Kubernetes operator developed by the company to run a cloud native version of the database. When Sam Ramji, chief strategy officer at DataStax, came over from Google last year, the first…

DataStax debuts Kubernetes operator to scale up Cassandra databases

Database company DataStax Inc. today announced the release of code for an Apache Cassandra Kubernetes operator it has developed, with a goal to help enterprises scale up their cloud-native databases. The company said the Cassandra Kubernetes operator is being made available for the whole of the Cas…

Datastax acquires The Last Pickle

Data management company Datastax, one of the largest contributors to the Apache Cassandra project, today announced that it has acquired The Last Pickle (and no, I don’t know what’s up with that name either), a New Zealand-based Cassandra consulting and services firm that’s behind a number of popular…

Former Google VP Chet Kapoor joins DataStax as CEO

Database company DataStax Inc. has a new chief executive officer today: former Google LLC Vice President Chet Kapoor. He replaces outgoing CEO Billy Bosworth, who will leave the company in a few weeks following a short transition period. Bosworth said in a blog post that DataStax began its search f…

DataStax Maps Out Constellation For Zettabyte-Wide Data Estates

DataStax CEO Billy Bosworth, says that organizations must now think about operating at a zettabyte level of data ingestion and management level as we look to run on cloud platforms over the years to come.

Datastax previews cloud-native version of its Cassandra-based database

DataStax Inc. will kick off its new user conference today by introducing a cloud-native version of its Apache Cassandra-based NoSQL database management system along with a set of services to enable users to get started rapidly developing applications in the cloud. DataStax Constellation is the foun…
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DataStax Blogs

2 Years of Transformation in 2 Months: The Data Firehose

2 Years of Transformation in 2 Months: The Data Firehose florian May 12, 2020 For many of us, the data volumes we expected years in the future are here today. Enterprises are generating tons of data under dramatically increased load. This is compounded by a new urgency to reinvent exp…

Why Tomorrow's Cassandra Deployments Will Be on Kubernetes

Why Tomorrow's Cassandra Deployments Will Be on Kubernetes drew May 12, 2020 The 2000s were about figuring out scale-out networking, the 2010s were about figuring out scale-out compute, and the 2020s will be about figuring out scale-out data. Let’s discuss the challenges of cloud-native…

Astra: The Future of Apache Cassandra is Cloud Native

Astra: The Future of Apache Cassandra is Cloud Native arlene May 12, 2020 Cloud-Native Apache Cassandra Along with tens of thousands of developers and operators, and companies ranging from startups to titans like Apple and Netflix, we want to see Apache Cassandra™ become cloud-native.…

Welcome to DataStax Astra

Welcome to DataStax Astra arlene May 12, 2020 If you learn one thing from this blog post, I hope it’s that Astra is the easiest form of Cassandra that anybody has ever seen.  With a few keystrokes and zero dollars (not even a credit card prompt), you can be up and running with a fully…

Vehicle Tracking Application

Vehicle Tracking Application rebecca May 11, 2020 Body This demo traces moving vehicles as they pass through geohash tiles. It also keeps track of a vehicle movements on a day to day basis.  CTA Go to Github …

Databases Should Be the Most Boring Thing in Your Data Center

Databases Should Be the Most Boring Thing in Your Data Center arlene April 08, 2020 There are a lot of ways to test software, but distributed systems offer a different challenge just in the nature of how they work. It can be deceptively hard to predict how small failures in a single s…
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DataStax Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was DataStax founded?

    DataStax was founded in 2010.

  • Who are DataStax key executives?

    DataStax's key executives are Chet Kapoor, Clint Smith and Sven Delmas.

  • How many employees does DataStax have?

    DataStax has 525 employees.

  • Who are DataStax competitors?

    Competitors of DataStax include MongoDB, MarkLogic and Cloudera.

  • Where is DataStax headquarters?

    DataStax headquarters is located at 3975 Freedom Cir, Santa Clara.

  • Where are DataStax offices?

    DataStax has offices in Santa Clara, Atlanta, Austin, Sydney and in 5 other locations.

  • How many offices does DataStax have?

    DataStax has 9 offices.