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DataStax Astra

Cloud-Native Cassandra-as-a-Service

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Cloud-Native Cassandra-as-a-Service Built on Apache Cassandra

DataStax Astra simplifies cloud-native Cassandra application development. It reduces deployment time from weeks to minutes, removing the biggest obstacle to using Cassandra, which is behind many of the most heavily used applications in the world. To see Astra in action, watch our demo and hear about how Expero migrated to Astra!

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Cassandra Made Easy in the Cloud

5 Gig Free Tier

5 Gig Free Tier

Launch a database in the cloud with a few clicks, no credit card required.

No operations

No Operations

Eliminate the overhead to install, operate, and scale Cassandra.


Powerful APIs

Out-of-the-box REST and GraphQL endpoints and browser CQL shell.



Build and deploy apps on AWS, Microsoft Azure, or GCP.



Run an instance across multiple geographic regions to assure applications are resilient to outages.


Global Scale

Put your data where you need it without compromising performance, availability or accessibility.


VPC Peering

Peer cloud VPC to an Astra cluster to maintain private communication between cloud-based apps and Astra.



Powered by our open-source Kubernetes Operator for Cassandra.

Zero Lock in

Zero Lock-In

Deploy on AWS or GCP and keep compatibility with open-source Cassandra.


Cassandra with Storage Attached Indexing

Unlock new levels of indexing capabilities that were never before possible in Cassandra with Storage Attached Indexing (SAI). Highly scalable, globally-distributed index for Cassandra, now available on Astra.

Build Data-Rich Applications

Use familiar query patterns without compromising downtime, scale, or lock-in.

Global scale

Operate at Global Scale

Reduce operations, failure points, and data duplication with scaling or backup/restore.


Reduce Architectural Complexity

Reduce architecture complexity and TCO by increasing workloads for Cassandra.

Our business needs a stable, cloud-native database that scales to our members’ needs. We leverage Cassandra and AWS to keep millions of data points accurate and available for our decisioning systems. We are very excited about DataStax Astra, delivering a NoOps experience on Cassandra and allowing us to effortlessly react to demand.

Sam Sgro

Chief Architect at Lending Club

DataStax Astra helps accelerate usage of Apache Cassandra. As we continue to grow our Cassandra experience, Astra helps lower the barrier to entry and can allow developers to jump into working with Cassandra to build and deploy applications with ease.

Ashwin Jaiprakash

Alliance Manager, Government and Public Sector at ‎Deloitte

Astra is hands-down the best solution for Cassandra developer productivity. It eliminates all of the overhead involved in setting up Cassandra. With Astra, developers can fully automate their CI/CD pipelines for Cassandra support. This means they can concentrate on more important tasks.

Robert Reeves

CTO of Datical

At a time when data limits are being tested, every business needs to be a digital business. That means your infrastructure needs to be solid. We already use Cassandra for the reliability and resilience to handle big workloads with zero downtime. The promise of Astra is a true Cassandra-as-a-Service with no-ops. This will help developers work more efficiently so they can spend more time innovating.

Dipack Chandan

Senior Engineering Manager at Venmo

Freedom of Choice

Deploy Astra on Azure, GCP, or AWS