DataStax Announces DataStax Enterprise 4.6

Date 2014/12/4 12:10:34 | Topic: Product News

 DataStax has announced the general availability of DataStax Enterprise 4.6 (DSE 4.6), the leading database platform for Internet of Things (IOT), web and mobile applications. By offering integrated Apache Spark analytics and advanced enterprise search, DataStax continues to set the pace of innovation together with operational simplicity in the new distributed database technology market. DataStax also announced OpsCenter 5.1, the latest version of its visual monitoring and management tool, providing enterprise-grade backup and restore capabilities to safeguard critical and distributed customer information.
DSE 4.6 includes updated security enhancements with LDAP and Active Directory integration for easier external security management, analytics on streaming data and faster search response times to enable increased performance for IOT-style applications where data is quickly being consumed and analyzed.
* LDAP/Active Directory Integration: Seamless integration with corporate security standards, LDAP and Active Directory, ensures easier integration with IT security infrastructure and centralized management of user credentials for information access.
* Enhanced Analytics for Streaming Data: Spark Streaming brings Spark's language-integrated API to stream processing, making it easier than ever before to build scalable fault-tolerant streaming applications for real-time data scenarios.
* Faster and Easier Enterprise Search: New performance objects make it easier to monitor and diagnose performance issues. Improvements to built-in search functionality delivers fastest response times on certain use cases making it easier than ever to search data in Cassandra.

With the new backup/restore service and high availability option, DataStax has further simplified database management operations. OpsCenter 5.1 provides greater ease-of-use and data protection capabilities thus taking the burden off database administrators.
* Simple Backup and Restore: OpsCenter's new service makes backup and restore processes push-button simple with the option of restoring critical data to and from the cloud within seconds.
* High Availability: OpsCenter 5.1 includes an automated high availability option that allows a secondary OpsCenter service to take over in the event of an unplanned failure. This new capability guarantees continuously available operations for business critical web and mobile applications.




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