Last year was a good year for NoSQL outfit DataStax. The big data company’s customer base increased roughly tenfold to 270, including 20 Fortune 100 firms and names such as eBay, Netflix and Thomson Reuters.
Big data platform provider DataStax, which helped Netflix determine the likely popularity of its first proprietary series House of Cards, has opened a London Office to help it keep up with demand for its services in EMEA.
NoSQL suppliers DataStax, CouchBase and 10Gen all smell blood as they land and expand on European territory. All seem to sense a weakening of the relational model, with its neat rows and columns.
DataStax, the open source start-up which combines Apache Cassandra (the database developed by Facebook) with Hadoop (the number-crunching platform based on Google’s backend infrastructure), has opened an office in London to address the growing Big Data market in Europe.
Something is seriously wrong in Larry Land. Oracle does not command absolute control like it once did. You can see this clearly with the earnings the company posted last week and the growth that startups like Datastax are witnessing as more customers seek alternative databases for online applications.
DataStax Enterprise (DSE) 3.0 was announced last month with several Enterprise security features for a cluster using Cassandra, Hadoop and Solr.
Like Mr. Bansal of AppDynamics, Billy Bosworth, CEO of database company DataStax, also opted against a “Sand Hill crawl”–taking a series of meetings up and down the Menlo Park, Calif., street that is home to many of the biggest venture firms–to maximize the valuation, he said.
Facing a talent crunch at home, young Bay Area companies are establishing teams of engineers around the world—and adjusting to the complexities of a far-flung workforce.The hunt to hire workers abroad comes as startups are also rushing to lure foreign workers to their Bay Area headquarters, as demand for top technical talent outstrips local supply.
DataStax Introduces World’s First NoSQL Big Data Platform With Comprehensive Enterprise-Grade Security Features
DataStax, the company that powers the big data apps that transform business, today announced the general availability of DataStax Enterprise (DSE) 3.