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Apache Cassandra Gets Beefed-Up Support in New Product from DataStax (formerly Riptano)


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DataStax (formerly Riptano), has unveiled DataStax OpsCenter for Apache Cassandra. A platform for managing, monitoring and operating enterprise Cassandra applications, the new product provides Cassandra users with an advanced operations environment bundled with support for their real-time, high-volume, and low-latency applications. "Our customers are finding that anywhere that scale of data and real-time responsiveness are a challenge, Cassandra is proving to be the answer," said Matt Pfeil, CEO and co-founder, DataStax.  "With DataStax OpsCenter we're giving these customers the confidence and control they need to deploy Cassandra for their most important applications."

"Cassandra has quickly evolved as a key infrastructure component for the next generation of scalable applications and services.  Our customers are finding that anywhere that scale of data and real-time responsiveness are a challenge, Cassandra is proving to be the answer," said Matt Pfeil, CEO and co-founder, DataStax.  "With DataStax OpsCenter we're giving these customers the confidence and control they need to deploy Cassandra for their most important applications."

DataStax OpsCenter provides users with sophisticated visualizations of their cluster, comprehensive management and configuration, and health and performance monitoring. Historical event and metric tracking allows administrators to perform capacity planning and analyze performance and usage trends. The product bundles DataStax's tiered Cassandra support services.  Additionally, DataStax will also offer a fully featured free edition of OpsCenter for development and non-production usage.

DataStax OpsCenter is the first of a series of products that the company will be introducing in 2011.

Apache Cassandra is an open source distributed database management system. It is an Apache Software Foundation top-level project designed to handle very large amounts of data spread out across many commodity servers while providing a highly available service with no single point of failure.

For more information, go  to www.datastax.com.

For more information, go to http://cassandra.apache.org/.


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