Installing earlier releases of Apache Cassandra 3.0 

Steps for installing the same version as other nodes in your cluster.

DataStax no longer provides the DataStax Community version of Apache Cassandra™ or the DataStax Distribution of Apache Cassandra. See DataStax support for Apache Cassandra.
To download and install the latest version of open-source Cassandra, see https://cassandra.apache.org/.

To install the same version as other nodes in your cluster, see:

Installing earlier packages on RHEL-based platforms 

Follow the install instructions in Using the Yum repository and specify the specific version in the install command.

Cassandra 3.0.2 example:

$ sudo yum install dsc30-3.0.2-1 cassandra30-3.0.2-1
$ sudo yum install dsc30-3.0.2-1 cassandra30-3.0.1.1 cassandra30-tools-3.0.2-1 ## Optional

Installing earlier packages on Debian-based platforms 

Follow the install instructions in Using the APT repository and specify the specific version in the install command.

Cassandra 3.0.2 example:
$ sudo apt-get install dsc30=3.0.2-1 cassandra=3.0.2
$ sudo apt-get install dsc30=3.0.2-1 cassandra=3.0.2 cassandra-tools=3.0.2 ## Optional
Cassandra 2.2 example:
$ sudo apt-get install dsc22 cassandra=2.2.*

Installing using the binary tarball 

Cassandra 3.0.2 examples:

  • Using curl:
    $ curl -L  http://downloads.datastax.com/community/dsc-cassandra--3.0.2-bin.tar.gz | tar xz
  • Downloading the tarball using the URL for the prior version and then extracting:
    1. Download:
      http://downloads.datastax.com/community/dsc-cassandra-3.0.2-bin.tar.gz
    2. Unpack the distribution. For example:
      $ tar -xzvf dsc-cassandra-3.0.2-bin.tar.gz

      The files are extracted into the dsc-cassandra-3.0.2 directory.