Daniel Chia Software Engineer at Coursera
"High availability with reliable performance is a big win for us. With DataStax Enterprise, our customers around the world are able to take any course, anytime through our on-demand model."
Daniel Chia Software Engineer at Coursera

Coursera is an education platform that partners with top universities and organizations worldwide, to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free. Coursera has a mission to provide users around the globe access to a world-class education wherever they are, whenever they want it. Coursera currently offers some 700 classes on their platform to more than 9.9 million students around the world.


Unexpected application downtime due to RDBMS single points of failureCourser-DataStax-CS

Limitations in introducing new features due to scale concerns

Unstable performance with MySQL


Masterless architecture delivers 100% application uptime

Ease of scale to enable storage of growing user data

Reliable read and write performance that exceeds expectations 



On-demand courses with 24×7 availability to users

Expanding to multiple data centers to support demand

Reduced time-to-market on new product features

  • Mashiur Reza

    I want to install Cassandra on Oracle sun T5220 server with 16gb RAM, 8 Core sparc 64bit processor and Solaris 10.
    Please help me.

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