DataStax Makes Cassandra Commitment
May 6, 2019
is committing new resources to the Cassandra open source project. As it
prepares to host the world’s premier Cassandra user gathering, DataStax
Accelerate, near Washington, D.C. from May 21-23, 2019, the company
committed to providing additional engineering, testing, and
documentation resources to support the highly anticipated Apache
Cassandra 4.0 release.
DataStax is increasing its
commitment from teams spanning engineering, documentation, and
curriculum development professionals to deliver:
Contributions and updates to Java, C++, C#, PHP, Python, Node.js, and Ruby drivers
Testing support for the Apache Cassandra 4.0 release and future releases
Ongoing bug fixes tested and released back into the Cassandra project
Documentation of the current Cassandra release and the upcoming 4.0 release
Updated training material specifically covering Apache Cassandra 4.0
For enterprises looking for a
commercially supported version of Apache Cassandra, DataStax also offers
the DataStax Distribution of Apache Cassandra™, a production-certified,
100% open source compatible distribution of Cassandra. DataStax
Distribution of Apache Cassandra allows companies to accelerate
Cassandra development and improve utilization with free, high-quality
training, tools, and resources. It also includes the choice of 24×7 or
8×5 support from the experts that authored the majority of the Apache
Cassandra code to minimize risk and cost.
Cassandra Days, free, daylong hands-on learning with an introduction to Cassandra data modeling and app development, offered around the world.
Forum support in online communities like on Stack Overflow and on the DataStax Academy Slack community.
Accelerate, a three-day user conference, featuring a developer’s bootcamp, free Cassandra certification, 70+ technical sessions, and on-site networking. Attendees will learn from peers, industry experts, and community leaders about how to transform modern enterprise applications on any cloud at scale.
Accelerate will give developers and Cassandra users an exclusive opportunity to discuss the toughest problems they’re experiencing with dedicated engineering experts, including many of the biggest contributors to the Cassandra project.