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With complex applications deployed across different environments, sending DSE diagnostic metrics to a centralized, unified, scalable, and flexible monitoring solution that provides a fast and accurate problem resolution is critical to helping administrators troubleshoot problems.

By Manikandan Srinivasan, Sr. Director, Products

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The improvements found in DSE 6.7 have been driven by our tight customer-engineering relationships. This blog post provides an overview of what’s new with DSE 6.7 and how we’ve upgraded our flagship product.

By Robin Schumacher, SVP and Chief Product Officer

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Backup Service in DSE OpsCenter 6.7—Data Protection At Scale

DSE OpsCenter 6.7 has new and important features in the Backup Service. This post describes the new enhancements: Accelerated restores, S3-compatible destinations, and Azure Blob storage destinations.

By Gahl Levy, Product Manager, December 12, 2018

Introducing the DataStax Apache Kafka™ Connector

Apache Kafka™ provides a unified, high-throughput, low-latency platform for handling real-time data feeds. DataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the leading, always-on, active everywhere database built for hybrid cloud. Read this white paper to learn why there is no better solution in the market to complement Apache Kafka than DSE.

By Chris Splinter, PM - Developer Solutions, December 11, 2018

DataStax Private Offer Now Available on Azure Marketplace

At Build 2018, Microsoft announced the public preview of Private Offers on Azure Marketplace, which enables Microsoft partners to create exclusive offers visible to their closest customers. DataStax has joined this marketplace.

By Cathleen Nelson, Sr. Manager Cloud Business Development, December 10, 2018

DSE and Docker: From Development to Production

With the use of Docker images increasing rapidly, DataStax has upped the ante with DSE 6.7 by launching production-ready Docker images for DataStax Enterprise (DSE), Studio, and OpsCenter. We’re also providing access to our GitHub repo for any customers needing to further customize the images.

By Donnie Roberson, Senior Software Engineer, Partners, December 7, 2018

Announcing DataStax Enterprise 6.7 (And More!)

The improvements found in DSE 6.7 have been driven by our tight customer-engineering relationships. This blog post provides an overview of what’s new with DSE 6.7 and how we’ve upgraded our flagship product.

By Robin Schumacher, SVP and Chief Product Officer, December 5, 2018

Discovering Apache Cassandra™ at Developer Day Paris

Developers got a true taste of the power of collaboration at Developer Day Paris, where database and data management experts discussed the special advantages of using DataStax Enterprise, built on Apache Cassandra™, to power mission-critical applications in hybrid cloud and multi-cloud environments.

By Patrick McFadin, VP of Developer Relations, December 3, 2018

DataStax Developer Day Paris: The Apache Cassandra™ Difference

From high personalization to omnichannel customer experiences to worldwide access to real-time data, today’s user demand closer customer proximity than ever and in every sense. Developer Day Paris highlighted the capabilities of Cassandra to accomplish this.

By Patrick McFadin, VP of Developer Relations, November 29, 2018

How Retailers Can Avoid Holiday Season Outages

Holiday season downtime gouges sales and kills customer loyalty, apart from causing stress and headaches. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Read this blog to learn how certain database features can let retailers sail right through the holiday season, from Black Friday through New Year’s, without a moment of downtime.

By Amit Chaudhry, VP, Product Marketing, November 28, 2018