DataStax

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DataStax is a company developing database software for cloud applications. It provides the ability to power cloud applications that require data distribution across data centers and clouds by using a platform built on Apache Cassandra. The company serves enterprises, government agencies, and systems integrators.

TypePrivate
Founded2010
HQSanta Clara, CA, US
Websitedatastax.com
Employee Ratings3.8
Overall CultureB

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Employees (est.) (Jan 2021)511(+3%)
Cybersecurity ratingDMore

Key People/Management at DataStax

Chet Kapoor

Chet Kapoor

CEO
Jonathan Ellis

Jonathan Ellis

CTO, Co-founder
Aaron Morton

Aaron Morton

Vice President of Engineering - AI Ops
Ed Anuff

Ed Anuff

Chief Product Officer
Mala Tejwani

Mala Tejwani

Business Development & Operations
Don Dixon

Don Dixon

Chief Financial Officer
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DataStax Office Locations

DataStax has offices in Santa Clara, Atlanta, Austin, Sydney and in 5 other locations
Santa Clara, CA, US (HQ)
3975 Freedom Cir
Atlanta, GA, US
10 10th St NW #300
Austin, TX, US
3300 N Interstate Hwy 35 #7049
Sydney, AU
5 Martin Pl
Paris, FR
33 Rue la Fayette
Cork, IE
Ground Floor Rear T12, 6 Lapp's Quay, Centre
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DataStax Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2010

DataStax total Funding

$190 m

DataStax latest funding size

$106 m

Time since last funding

6 years ago

DataStax investors

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 Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

D

69/100

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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

Developer Newsletter: Two easy ways to access data from your Spring application

Developer Newsletter: Two easy ways to access data from your Spring application arlene January 16, 2021 1 minute Attention Spring users! DataStax Astra offers Spring Boot users a fluent REST API to consume Cassandra data. In this new Example of the Week, we show you how to use your Ast…

Dramatically Improving Support for Role Providers in DataStax Enterprise Unified Authentication

Dramatically Improving Support for Role Providers in DataStax Enterprise Unified Authentication arlene January 14, 2021 4 minutes Would you like to manage the roles of some of your users through LDAP and some through DSE's internal role management?  With this new feature, now you can!…

Simplifying Backup and Restore in DataStax Enterprise

Simplifying Backup and Restore in DataStax Enterprise arlene January 14, 2021 4 minutes How backups are done in this cloud-native world needs to change. There are complex challenges to overcome when making these changes to distributed, cloud-native databases like DataStax Enterprise (…

A Conversation With Karen JEAN-FRANCOIS

A Conversation With Karen JEAN-FRANCOIS arlene January 14, 2021 Episode number 10 Published at Thu, 01/28/2021 - 12:00 Guest Host No Photo …

[Webcast] Apache Cassandra 4.0: The Best One Yet

[Webcast] Apache Cassandra 4.0: The Best One Yet arlene January 07, 2021 53 minutes Apache Cassandra™ 4.0 delivers huge improvements in stability and performance, and reduces the total cost of ownership (TCO) for existing and new installations. Cassandra 4.0 represents the efforts of u…

A Conversation with Neha Savanur

A Conversation with Neha Savanur arlene December 23, 2020 Episode number 9 Published at Thu, 01/14/2021 - 12:00 Guest Host No Photo …
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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, Jonathan Ellis and Aaron Morton.

  • How many employees does DataStax have?

    DataStax has 511 employees.

  • Who are DataStax competitors?

    Competitors of DataStax include Actian, SAP National Security Services and Redis Labs.

  • 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.