Constant Contact Tracks Millions of Messages Per Minute with DataStax

Constant Contact needed a modern data management system that could scale beyond their legacy RDBMS, support multiple data centers, and provide a much better total cost of ownership. It found what it needed in DataStax Enterprise.

Constant Contact

"To do what we need to do today without Cassandra would cost a couple million dollars more and would be significantly harder to manage operationally."

Dave Connors

Vice President of Operations, Constant Contact

The Opportunity

Reliance on IBM DB2 relational database limited ability to scale to support high volumes of dynamic data

Database limited storage of data for longer than 90 days

Data-driven email messaging and social marketing services required continuous availability

The Solution

The Results

Reduced operational costs by replacing expensive relational system with DataStax Enterprise

Increased data workload capacity from several million database transactions per minute to more than 10x that amount

Easily scale out on commodity hardware across multi-data centers