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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

Tectonic Changes Now Hitting Main Street

Cloud Applications place demands on the database that shatter the paradigm on which the entire database market was built over the last 30 years. The old market never envisioned a world where everyone, everywhere, was accessing their data all the time with zero patience for slow responses.

By Billy Bosworth, CEO, November 15, 2016

Does Oracle Really Understand NoSQL?

A recent article in eWEEK showcased the NoSQL views of Oracle’s executive vice president for Database Server Technologies, Andy Mendelsohn. As someone who has worked with RDBMS’s (especially Oracle) for a very long time and is now deeply involved with NoSQL, I wanted to provide some perspective and respectful corrections on a few of the comments Mr.

By Robin Schumacher, SVP and Chief Product Officer, December 4, 2015

Databases Are Dead – Long Live The Databases!

About Author: Stefan started in the classic enterprise world of the past: three layers, RBDMS, ACID, application servers, and word documents describing deployment and operation procedures.

By Stefan Siprell, October 22, 2015

Personalization: Give Customers Exactly What They Want

Imagine if you were able to provide amazing one-to-one customer experiences that met your customer at every touch point with content that’s not only pleasing, but actually seems curated to meet their tastes and preferences.  

By Wayne Chan, April 8, 2015

Disaster Avoidance, Not Disaster Recovery

According to a recent survey from the 2014 Uptime Symposium, 46% of companies using their own data center had at least one “business-impacting” data center outage over 12 months, and 7% had 5 or more outages.

By Shiyi Gu, August 13, 2014

DataStax and Mobile – A Match Made in Heaven

Mobile technology has fundamentally transformed the way people engage with each other and businesses – giving them untethered access to anything they want in today’s hyper-connected world.  

By Wayne Chan, July 21, 2014