Talena for Cassandra & DataStax Enterprise

Recovery-centric data management for Apache Cassandra and DataStax Enterprise to help you protect against data loss, deliver applications faster, and minimize compliance risk.

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Cassandra & DataStax Enterprise Data Management Software

Rapid Backup and Recovery

Significantly reduce downtime from ransomware or human errors via Imanis Data FastFind™. Recover down to a single keyspace or table. Reduce operational costs via machine learning, smart storage optimization, and incremental-forever backups.

Agile Test Data Management

Deliver applications faster by rapidly moving subsets of production data to non-production clusters for engineering and DevOps teams. Meet compliance standards by masking confidential data.

Seamless Cloud Migration

Easily migrate your Cassandra workloads, whether you are moving from a completely on-prem deployment to the cloud, transitioning between cloud providers, or just want to run parts of your workload in the cloud.

Why native replication won't cut it

Data replicas and replication don’t protect against data loss in many common scenarios, including those caused by human errors, application corruption, or ransomware. Read more about what replication does and doesn’t cover in, Understanding Replication Versus Backup in a Big Data Environment.

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How Does Imanis Data Compare to Native Cassandra Tools?

  • Faster, Easier Data Restoration

    Locate and restore the lost objects for recovery with ease using our FastFind technology, without any prior knowledge of object or restore point details.

  • Scale-out Architecture

    Get a reliable backup and recovery solution at petabyte-scale, across multiple clusters.

  • Flexible Recovery

    Change object properties at the time of restore. You can even recover to an alternate cluster with a different topology than the original.

  • Reliable Backups

    Backups are resilient to failure of Cassandra nodes, daemons, and schema issues.

  • Cloud Storage Integration

    Integrated with Amazon S3, Amazon Glacier, and Azure Blob Storage.

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