DataStax and LlamaIndex Partner to Make Building RAG Applications Easier than Ever for GenAI Developers

DataStax, the Gen AI data company, today announced its out-of-the-box retrieval augmented generation (RAG) solution, RAGStack, is now generally available powered by LlamaIndex as an open source framework, in addition to LangChain.  DataStax RAGStack for LlamaIndex is also the first partner to support an integration (currently in public preview) with LlamaIndex’s LlamaParse, which gives developers using Astra DB a simple API to efficiently parse and transform complex PDFs into vectors in minutes. 

Interview: Ben Bromhead, CTO and Co-founder at Instaclustr

I recently caught up with Ben Bromhead, CTO and Co-founder at Instaclustr, to discuss the departure of DataStax from the Apache Cassandra open source project, and how there’s now a void with regard to Cassandra dev community health, database feature upgrades, and overall commits. Instaclustr is looking to step into this space, fill the vacuum, get commits back up, and replace DataStax on these initiatives.

The Technology Behind Today’s Hyper-Personalized Customer Experience

In this special guest feature, Shubhra Sinha, VP of Portfolio Marketing at DataStax, dive into today’s personalized customer experience, analyzing which strategies and components are required to achieve real-time personalization.

BlueTalon Brings Fine-Grained User Access Control, Filtering, and Data Masking to DataStax and Apache Cassandra

BlueTalon®, Inc., a leader in Data-Centric Security, announced BlueTalon 3.1 and the addition of DataStax Enterprise, the database for cloud applications built on Apache Cassandra™, to the list of supported data platforms.

DataStax Announces DataStax Enterprise 5.0 – the Multi-Model Database for Cloud Applications

DataStax, a leading provider of database software for cloud applications, announced the release of DataStax Enterprise (DSE) 5.0 and DataStax OpsCenter 6.0, to provide enterprises a comprehensive and operationally simple data management layer.

Datos IO and DataStax Partner to Deliver Scale-Out Data Protection for Next-Generation Applications and Apache Cassandra

In tandem with its RecoverX™ launch, Datos IO, a provider of next-generation data protection solutions, announced a new strategic partnership with DataStax, the company that delivers enterprise Apache Cassandra™.

Big Data – From Cost to Profit Center

In this contributed article by Christian Hasker, Director of DataStax Academy at DataStax, we’ll take a look at how to commoditize big data skills over time and enable CIOs to retrain their staff at a much lower cost, ensuring that the lack of skills in the market doesn’t continue to be a cost inhibitor to adopting big data technologies.

Centrify Delivers Industry’s First Identity Management Solution for NoSQL

Centrify Corporation, a leader in securing identities from cyberthreats, announced the expansion of its big data security solution with support for NoSQL — reinforcing Centrify’s status as the only vendor to comprehensively address identity management for big data.

Datapipe and DataStax Partnership Brings Simplified Data Analysis to the Enterprise

Datapipe, a global leader in managed hybrid IT solutions for the enterprise, announced a new partnership with DataStax, the company that delivers Apache Cassandra™ to the enterprise, providing organizations flexible, always-on, secure, managed database solutions that accommodate today’s toughest big data workloads.

DataStax Delivers JSON Support for Apache Cassandra 2.2

DataStax, the company that delivers Apache Cassandra™ to the enterprise, announced the general availability of DataStax DevCenter 1.4, an easy-to-use visual development tool for Cassandra and DataStax Enterprise. DevCenter 1.4, along with recently announced Cassandra 2.2, provides formal support for JSON data management.