DataStax today announced DataStax Luna, subscription-based support for open source Cassandra. The new DataStax offering supports the fast growing adoption of Apache Cassandra™ by enterprises across every industry. According to the popular site DB-Engines, Cassandra is used by 40% of the Fortune 100 and continues to gain popularity.
Support for your open-source Cassandra clusters is available today via a self-service website. Both Basic and Enterprise tiers include: a yearly subscription, and free Cassandra education with access to community forums, events and more.
As part of its ongoing support of the Cassandra community, DataStax today also delivered two new free tools to use with DataStax Enterprise and open source Cassandra: DataStax Apache Kafka™ Connector and Bulk Loader to make loading and unloading data faster and easier.