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The Business of Open Source Software (OSS)

Will there ever be another Red Hat (NYSE: RHT)? What is the impact of the public cloud on OSS? These are the kinds of questions that every OSS company must answer. As a leading commercial OSS company, DataStax is a catalyst in the industry. Read on to learn more about our business model.

By Billy Bosworth, CEO, December 1, 2016

Serving Customers, Serving the Community

For six years, DataStax has taken a modular approach to building DataStax Enterprise (DSE): Analytics, Search, Security, and now Graph have all been added to the open source core of Apache Cassandra™. With DSE 5.0, we have reached the limits of what we can do with this approach. The feedback from our customers is clear: they need us to focus on providing a completely unified platform to drive the next generation of cloud applications.

By Jonathan Ellis, November 2, 2016

Take a bow Planet Cassandra

Change is inevitable and sometimes really hard. Today we are shutting down one of the earliest and most respected voices in the Apache Cassandra™ community, Planet Cassandra.

By Patrick McFadin, October 31, 2016

A Look Back, A Look Forward

Jonathan Ellis revisits his time as Chairman of the Apache Cassandra™ project, why he's decided to step down, and the exciting future ahead.

By Jonathan Ellis, August 19, 2016

Dear CXO – When Will What Happened to Delta Happen to You?

I tend to always fly Delta. I landed pretty late and got in under the wire just before Delta suffered a power outage that brought its global business to a halt. The downtime that originated in their Atlanta location affected every site in which Delta does business around the world. Such an event puts a very real and sobering face on the term “single point of failure”.

By Robin Schumacher, August 9, 2016

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