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DataStax Enterprise 6 (DSE) takes differentiation from Apache Cassandra to new levels with features that accelerate performance, simplify database management, and improve Spark connectivity and resiliency.


  • Extensibility is a key theme of DataStax Enterprise 6.

Features and Benefits

  • Analyzes how DataStax strategies compare with emerging rivals such as Microsoft Cosmos DB.
  • Analyzes how DSE 6 is addressing rising data privacy requirements.

Key questions answered

  • How does DSE differentiate from core Apache open source Cassandra?
  • How is DataStax evolving its platform to becoming a multimodel database?

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  • Summary
  • DataStax is creating unique value add beyond Apache Cassandra
  • Extensibility is a key theme of DSE 6
  • Courting the cloud
  • Bolstered data privacy


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