Installing and running DataStax Studio 

Steps for installing and running DataStax Studio.

Tip: Alternatively, install DataStax Studio in a Docker container. DataStax maintains Studio images for Docker. See creating a Studio container.



  1. Download the DataStax Studio for your platform.
    Note: If you have installed DataStax Enterprise 5.1 using the DataStax Installer and selected Developer Related Tools, Studio has already been installed in the DataStax Enterprise installation directory.
  2. Unpack Studio:
    • Linux:
      $ tar zvxf datastax-studio-2.0.0.tar.gz
    • Windows:
      1. From File Explorer, right-click
      2. Enter the destination folder for Studio.
      3. Click Extract.
  3. Run the Studio Server shell script:
    • Linux:
      $ cd DSE_installation_directory/datastax-studio-2.0.0
      $ ./bin/ # To run in the background, add & at the end of the command 
    • Windows:
      C:/> DSE_installation_directory\datastax-studio-2.0.0\bin\server.bat
  4. Open DataStax Studio by entering the following URL in your browser:

    If you are running DSE on localhost, URI_running_DSE is localhost. If you are running DSE on another machine, URI_running_DSE is the hostname or IP address for the remote machine.

What's next

DataStax Studio 2.0 has revisions of these notebooks and a new notebook:
  • Working with Graph v2 (Updated from Studio 1.0.)
  • DSE Graph QuickStart v2 (Updated from Studio 1.0.)
  • Working with CQL (New in Studio 2.0)
These notebooks include helpful information on using Studio and examples of using CQL and DSE Graph in Studio.