As seen with the IPO of Splunk (NASDAQ:SPLK), the Big Data industry is certainly red hot.
“Steve Jobs taught us all that a vision can be realized even in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds.
Last week, I met up with DataStax CEO Billy Bosworth, and he talked about the new opportunity he sees in the database business.
This week DataStax announced a $25 million C round, which was led by Meritech Venture Parnters.
DataStax, which makes a commercial version of the highly scalable Apache Cassandra database, raised $25 million in Series C funding as the amount of data that organizations are trying to analyze continues to explode.
DataStax, a startup that wants to bring down Oracle’s relational database, has pulled in $25 million in venture capital funding.
Today San Mateo, CA-based big data company DataStax announced it has raised $25 million in C round of funding led by Meritech Capital Partners, with participation from previous investors Lightspeed Venture Partners and Crosslink Capital.
DataStax brings an array of open source products to Cassandra, a scalable NoSQL database for real-time big data workloads across multiple nodes.