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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

Apache Cassandra 4.0 is GA — after six long years

The open source, distributed NoSQL database runs some of the most demanding workloads out there and the rigorous approach used to get a stable Apache Cassandra 4.0 out the door lays the groundwork nicely for future community efforts — and indeed sets a fine example for other OSS projects to boot. 

Apache Cassandra 4.0 advances open source database

Among the new features in the open source Cassandra database update are virtual tables that help operators improve performance and optimize operations.

Apache Cassandra 4.0 finally goes GA

It's been a long time coming – 13 months in fact since the beta was announced – but Apache Cassandra 4.0 has now entered general release and is considered production-ready.

Apache Cassandra 4.0 arrives with faster scaling and throughput

Maintainers of the open source Apache Cassandra Project today announced an update that can stream data up to 5 times faster during scaling operations while providing up to 25% faster throughput on reads and writes