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Datastax Enterprise System Properties

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NameDatastax Enterprise
DescriptionDataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.
Primary database modelWide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
Vector DBMS
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Score5.10
Rank#63  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprise
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.com
DeveloperDataStax
Initial release2011
Current release6.8, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.no
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQL
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno
Triggersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computing
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per object
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Datastax Enterprise
Specific characteristics

DataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to handle any workload in any cloud.

Competitive advantages

Supporting the following application requirements:

  • Zero downtime - Built on Apache Cassandra’s active-everywhere architecture for 24×7×365 availability.

  • Avoid cloud lock-in and keep compatibility with open source Cassandra.

  • Global-scale - Put your data where you need it without compromising performance, availability, or accessibility.

  •  Enterprise-grade security, monitoring, and support, hardened by the Fortune 100.

  • Native Kubernetes support to reduce complexity of development, operations, and deployment.

  • CQL, Kubernetes and REST APIs for developers and operators.

Typical application scenarios

Applications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able to be deployed in a cloud-native, multi-cloud, or hybrid cloud model.

Customer 360, Personalization and Recommendations, Loyalty Programs, Consumer Fraud Protection, eCommerce, Inventory Management, Asset Monitoring, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Security & Compliance and Identity Management.


Key customers

Capital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and Walmart

Market metrics

Among the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by

  • 5 of the top 15 software and services companies

  • 3 of the top 6 retail companies

  • 2 of the 4 top commercial and professional services companies

  • The 2 top consumer services companies

  • The top media company

  • And 9 of the world's 15 biggest banks rely on DataStax.

Licensing and pricing models

Annual subscription

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