Java drivers 

Driver compatibility tables for Java drivers.

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Icon Description
Latest stable version actively maintained
Fully compatible.
Partially compatible.
Incompatible

New features and bug fixes are developed on the latest minor version of the driver, and users are encouraged to stay current with those minor releases. APIs are maintained stable according to semantic versioning conventions, and upgrades should be trivial.

DataStax Enterprise Java Driver 

Driver version DataStax Enterprise version
Version 5.1 5.0 4.8
1.4
1.3
1.2
1.1 1

1Limited to the DSE 5.0 API.

DataStax Java Driver for Apache Cassandra™ 

Driver version Apache Cassandra version DataStax Enterprise version
Version 3.0 2.2 2.1 5.1 5.2 4.8
3.3 1 1
3.2 1 1
3.1 1 1
3.0 1 1
2.1 3 3 3 2 2
2.04 3 4 4 2 2 4

1While the OSS drivers are able to connect to DSE clusters, we strongly recommend upgrading to the DSE drivers in order to take full advantage of all DSE features.

2Driver is incompatible with Cassandra 3.0. Although it can execute requests, metadata is broken.

3Limited to the Cassandra 2.1 API.

4Limited to the Cassandra 2.0 API.