Develop Your Applications with Confidence

DataStax is built with Apache Cassandra that makes building real-time apps dramatically easier. Quickly start and scale new development projects to meet changing business requirements with a geo-distributed database. Our team of Cassandra experts have designed your cluster set up, configuration, and help monitor your global clusters. Let us manage your database, so you can focus on your business.


Easily develop, deploy, and manage database clusters via automated services and comprehensive tools

  • Build hybrid applications that leverage resources across data centers, service providers, and Azure
  • Deploy your cluster in a matter of minutes
  • 100% open source Cassandra compatible

Predictably meet current and future application needs by distributing data across data centers without impacting performance

  • Pay for exactly what you use
  • Scale seamlessly by adding nodes to a cluster
  • Immediately distribute data across global data centers and Azure cloud for worldwide coverage and regulatory compliance

Reduce upfront configuration and cost via built-in best practices and tooling

  • Masterless architecture offers continuous availability with no single point of failure
  • Training, expert support, and advanced database security
  • World-class graph, search, analytics, and streaming with DSE

Customers can now deploy and develop DataStax Distribution of Apache Cassandra and DataStax Enterprise (DSE) clusters on the Microsoft Azure cloud platform.

Watch the video to hear from Billy Bosworth, CEO of DataStax and Scott Guthrie, EVP, Cloud and Enterprise at Microsoft discuss how DataStax and Microsoft are dedicated to providing customers with a database borne of the cloud available on the Microsoft Azure Marketplace.

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At Microsoft we’re focused on enabling customers to run their businesses more productively and successfully, as more organizations build their critical business applications in the cloud, DataStax has proved to be a natural Azure partner through their ability to enable enterprises to build solutions that can scale across thousands of servers which is necessary in today’s hyper-scale cloud environment.

Scott Guthrie

Executive Vice President, Cloud and Enterprise, Microsoft

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