What is DataStax Enterprise?
DataStax Enterprise is a complete big data platform, built on Apache Cassandra™, architected to manage real-time, analytic, and enterprise search data in the same database cluster.
DataStax Enterprise consists of three components:
- DataStax Enterprise Server
- Expert Production Support & Services
DataStax provides two great editions of its complete distribution for Cassandra:
- DataStax Enterprise Edition: Provides a complete integrated database management platform for both real-time and analytic data, all powered by a certified version of Cassandra. Supplies workload management/isolation between real-time and analytic operations. Also includes the enterprise version of DataStax OpsCenter, full production support, and more.
- DataStax Community Edition: Contains the latest version of the Cassandra database for real-time data management, plus a free version of DataStax OpsCenter. Not supported for production systems.
|Feature||DataStax Community||DataStax Enterprise|
|Data Platform||Latest Community Cassandra||Production Certified Cassandra|
|Security Features||General security features||General and advanced security features|
|Base Client Interfaces (CQL, JDBC)|
|Continuously available Hadoop with MapReduce, Hive, Sqoop, Mahout, and Pig|
|Enterprise search with Solr|
|Easy migration of RDBMS and log data|
|Certified Service Packs|
|OpsCenter||Community Edition||Enterprise Edition|
|DataStax Production Support|
|Bug Escalation Privilege|
|Active EOL Support (2 year)|
|Extended EOL (Active + 3 years)||Option|