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Our Mission

Connect every developer in the world to the power of Apache Cassandra™, with the freedom to run their data on any device and in any cloud

Chet Kapoor, Chairman & CEO of DataStax

DataStax delivers the open, multi-cloud stack, purpose-built for modern data apps. We help organizations decrease total cost of ownership and accelerate their innovation speed. We’re huge believers in modern, cloud native technologies like Kubernetes; we are making Cassandra ready for millions of developers through simple APIs; and we are committed to delivering the industry’s first and only open, multi-cloud serverless database: DataStax Astra DB.

Our Core Values

Obsess over users and enterprises

Obsess with understanding, connecting with and serving enterprises and users. This partnership is at the core of DataStax’s culture and drives our strategy and interactions.

Be an owner

Take ownership, innovate in everything, take responsiblity for results. Taking action is essential to achieving success and winning as a team.

Execute thoughtfully with speed

Be creative, have a bias for action, and fail fast. This is an important part of the drumbeat we follow every day.

Cultivate diversity and inclusion

Commit to creating a diverse and inclusive world for our users, enterprises and each other. We embrace and celebrate the differences in people, experiences and ideas.

Join Our Team. DataStax Wants You!

DataStax gives enterprises and developers the freedom, simplicity, and true cloud economics to deploy massive data that powers rich interactions through modern apps. DataStax and Apache Cassandra enable over 90 percent of the Fortune 100 to create transformational outcomes with data.

We achieve this by bringing together diverse and driven teams — who live and embody our values. We’re looking for sharp, innovative individuals to join us on our mission to serve our enterprises and users.

How We Do It


Astra DB

Multi-cloud DBaaS Built on Apache Cassandra™

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Astra Streaming

Multi-cloud Streaming-as-a-Service Built on Apache Pulsar™

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DataStax Enterprise

Scale-Out NoSQL Database Built on Apache Cassandra™

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Luna for Apache Cassandra™

Subscription-to-Success with Open-Source Apache Cassandra™

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Luna Streaming

Subscription-to-Success with Open-Source Apache Pulsar™

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Apache Cassandra™

NoSQL database of choice for 100% uptime and infinite, linear scale

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An open source data gateway that sits between your app and your databases

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A production-ready platform for running Apache Cassandra® on Kubernetes

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Making Headlines

Obsession, Inspiration And Execution: Three Principles For High Predictable Growth

Inspiring your team starts with defining the mission and keeping it at the center of everything you do. 

The ephemeral stack - DataStax: Compose yourself with serverless data.

Many developers today don’t want to spend time on building and maintaining infrastructure when they are tasked with – and measured on – building applications. Instead, they would like to treat their infrastructure in the same way as their apps.

How DataStax is Emerging as a Strategic Anchor in Cloud Data Management

DataStax famously has its roots in the 2008 open source release of the Apache Cassandra “NoSQL” database, which itself brought global scale database capabilities to companies seeking to overcome the growing limitations of their traditional relational databases

Pulsar Takes on Kafka with Uniform Architecture, Speed

Apache Pulsar, an open source stream processing platform, arrived later on the scene than Apache Kafka, but it’s starting to see growth in its community, vendor support and use cases.