DataStax, which helps companies deal with the vast troves of data scattered around the Internet, raised $106 million, further enabling it take on incumbents such as Oracle and Microsoft.
DataStax secured a heavy-duty $106 million funding round that puts it in a position to go public in the next two years.
DataStax, the commercial face of the open source Apache Cassandra database, announced $106 million in Series E Funding, bringing their total to date to over $190 million in funding.
Hulu has expanded its subscriber base using Apache Cassandra distributed database management technology to store and keep track of the viewing history of its users.
The new 4.5 release of DataStax Enterprise advances DataStax’s case that NoSQL is ready for enterprise applications.
DataStax formally introduced previously announced integrations to the hot Apache Spark data-analysis framework, but the wider DataStax Enterprise 4.5 release also brings important new capabilities to Cassandra users.
With DataStax 4.5, the NoSQL company is offering fast analytics through Apache Spark as well as the option to merge Cassandra and Hadoop data.
Big data analytics represents a fundamental part of the modern enterprise’s business strategy.