Datagres Partners With DataStax to Launch Automated Tiered Storage for Apache Cassandra

SANTA CLARA, CA–(Marketwired – September 22, 2015) –
Industry’s first Apache Cassandra™ tiered storage for DataStax Enterprise, combining advantages of PCIe/NVMe, Flash/SSD and HDD
Intelligent Cassandra I/O Optimizations to provide best price-performance ratio, purpose-built for demanding workloads
3x cost reduction with on-premise or in-cloud infrastructure with Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure, at same or better performance

(Cassandra Summit 2015) – Datagres, a leading provider of Application I/O Intelligence, today announced general availability of its PerfAccel solution for DataStax Enterprise (DSE), the leading database platform purpose-built for the performance and availability demands of web, mobile and Internet of Things (IoT) applications, allowing enterprises to achieve higher scalability at lower cost without compromising on performance. As a member of the DataStax Partner Network, Datagres is able to use DataStax to power online applications that must remain in an “always-on” state across a broad range of environments.

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“Enterprises are starting to adopt and scale their implementation of DataStax Enterprise across many verticals,” said Narayan Sundareswaran, Vice President Business Development, Technology, Ecosystems & Infrastructure at DataStax Development. “Datagres PerfAccel addresses Apache Cassandra I/O Performance requirements with its innovative dynamic tiered storage, achieving tremendous scale without the need for expensive and over-provisioned hardware.”

“With the ever-increasing rate of data growth, there is a distinct need for solutions that perform and scale, and do so economically,” said Ranajit Nevatia, President and CEO of Datagres. “The Datagres PerfAccel solution – integrated with DSE – allows for building a highly optimized and scalable solution resulting in 50 – 80 percent infrastructure cost reduction.”

Increase Performance, Reduce Cost

Datagres PerfAccel is a tiered storage solution for Cassandra that provides the lowest latency and highest throughput for demanding workloads, cost-effectively. Datagres PerfAccel for DataStax Enterprise provides:
Cassandra I/O Analytics that help define optimum storage placement and database design decisions
Lower Latency – Higher Throughput – Bigger Scale for large enterprise deployment
Advantages of PCIe/NVMe, Flash/SSD and HDD all in the same server
Less Hardware using PerfAccel resulting in reduced Infrastructure cost
Software only solution that runs wherever Cassandra runs – physical, virtual, on-premise, in the cloud, whether deployed in virtualized or containerized environments.
Optimizations leveraging existing server and storage hardware or with new hardware

For more detailed information please refer to the solution brief or download the joint whitepaper “PerfAccel Performance Benchmark: DataStax Enterprise”

Datagres is a member of the DataStax Partner Network, which is designed to increase adoption of DataStax Enterprise, the Apache Cassandra-based database used by more than 500 companies including more than 30 in the Fortune 100.

Cassandra Summit

Cassandra Summit 2015, the world’s largest gathering of Cassandra users, is taking place September 22-24, 2015, in Santa Clara, CA. Hosted by DataStax, Cassandra Summit includes 10 individual tracks, over two days, with more than 120 deep dive technical sessions.

Visit Datagres at booth # 128 for exciting demos showcasing the power of PerfAccel 2.0 and live theater presentations.


PerfAccel for DataStax Enterprise is now available. For more information, visit, read the solution brief, or download the PerfAccel Performance Benchmark for DataStax Enterprise white paper.

About Datagres

Datagres provides software that helps companies visualize, control and accelerate their application performance using deep file-level storage intelligence. PerfAccel is a dynamic and intelligent grid scale management and acceleration solution for active data. Through powerful analytics and reporting tools, PerfAccel executes smart, server side file level caching for storage IO offload and application acceleration. With PerfAccel, organizations can accelerate applications, scale, and manage IOPS across entire grids through a single pane of glass and get the most from their existing storage infrastructure.

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