Astra Documentation

Astra is a Kubernetes application data lifecycle management service that simplifies operations for stateful applications. Easily back up Kubernetes apps, migrate data to a different cluster, and instantly create working application clones.

Get started
Learn about Astra

Get an overview of Astra before you get started.

Quick start

Get started quickly with Astra.

FAQ

Read frequently asked questions.

Use Astra
Manage applications

Start managing your apps from Astra.

Protect your apps

Create recovery points for your apps in case of failure.

Migrate an app

Migrate an app to another cluster.

Set up billing

Set up billing for the Premium Plan.

Demos & tutorials
Astra videos

Watch videos that show how to use Astra.

Deploy MariaDB

Deploy MariaDB from a Helm chart and register it with Astra.

Deploy MySQL

Deploy MySQL from a Helm chart and register it with Astra.

Solution briefs
DataStax Enterprise & Apache Cassandra with Astra

Full lifecycle management in a cloud-native Kubernetes environment.

PostgreSQL DBaaS with Astra

Use Astra to simplify day 2 operations of DBaaS for PostgreSQL.

MySQL DBaaS with Astra

Use Astra to simplify day 2 operations of DBaaS for MySQL.

Simplify Jenkins lifecycle management

Deliver data protection and portability to Jenkins on GKE.

Blogs & community
Slack

Ask questions, exchange ideas, and share best practices.

Astra - A data management service for Kubernetes

How Astra manages, protects, and moves Kubernetes data-rich containerized workloads.

Kubernetes Hub

A curated collection of blog postings about Kubernetes and persistent storage.