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DataStax Overview

Santa Clara, CA
501 to 1000 employees
2010
Company - Private
Computer Hardware & Software
Unknown / Non-Applicable
DataStax powers the Right-Now Enterprise with the always-on, distributed cloud database built on Apache Cassandra™ and designed for hybrid cloud. The foundation for real-time applications at massive scale, DataStax Enterprise makes it possible for companies to exceed ... Read more

Mission: We are building a worldwide company that attracts innovative and passionate people who work to deliver quality results in a distributed environment. DataStax employees live in an environment where visibility, accountability, and respect for each other is paramount.

Company Updates

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    DataStax CEO Billy Bosworth talks about the power of a growth mindset for building a successful distributed workforce and provides key tips on how your enterprise can do the same.

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    DataStax is listed as one of the top 30 companies with remote jobs in a report by FlexJobs. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQm5s

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DataStax – Why Work For Us?


DataStax Careers


Become a part of the paradigm shift and help us change how people work and live. We are a global company of innovative and passionate people with headquarters in the heart of the Silicon Valley. We are looking to hire smart and passionate people who work towards delivering results built on the three pillars of Visibility, Accountability, and Respect.

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Powerful NoSQL database platform for today’s dynamic online applications

In-memory computing, search, analytics, security and simplified management built on Open Source Apache Cassandra.

DataStax is the company behind Apache Cassandra, which powers real-time online applications. While relational databases fail under modern and dynamic workloads, high-volume data and new business requirements, Cassandra’s modern architecture makes it massively scalable, always available and easy to deploy. DataStax delivers a production version of Apache Cassandra, DataStax Enterprise (DSE), and the ecosystem to make the vision behind Cassandra a reality.

Enterprise Capabilities Built on Open Source

Shorten the time to revenue for Cassandra deployments and extend capabilities of Cassandra with enterprise-ready features and technology, such as search, security, analytics, in-memory computing and easy-to-use management tools. DataStax Enterprise and its supporting ecosystem provide fast performance, strong security, and operational simplicity for line-of-business applications.


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    "Great Product + Great People = Amazing Company"

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    I have been working at DataStax full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    When you have a product that is a leader on it's kind. You are not really "selling", you are spreading the word on a truly great platform that can enable innovation, and being part of that is just amazing.
    - The Product is amazing and is getting better
    - The People are outgoing, warming and respectful
    - At HQ you have everything you need
    - The Benefits are great and so is the Compensation

    Cons

    Is a growing company, and they are working on structures. But this is nothing bad, time is all they need but otherwise is the best company I've worked for

    Advice to Management

    Continue to think on your people, continue to support your people, keep your employees in mind as you are doing now.

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DataStax Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at DataStax in March 2014.

    Interview

    Standard interview process consisting of a phone call from a recruiter followed by multiple tech interviews via video conferencing. They will give you a programming problem to solve in your language of choice.

    I solved the programming problem only to have it labeled as too simplistic of a solution. Evidently the hiring manager made a mistake in not providing a challenging enough problem to solve. I was asked to solve a more difficult version of the problem after which I decided to halt the interview process. I deem this behavior as unprofessional and a complete waste of a candidates time.

    It looks like DataStax is a young company - unfortunately many of their managers lack professionalism and good interview etiquette. Some of the negative reviews from existing employees confirm this. This appears to be a case of a company promoting engineers to management roles without providing them management training.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe some challenges of provisioning software across a datacenter consisting of thousands of nodes.   Answer Question
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