Connect the Node.js driver to your database

Initialize the Node.js driver to connect to your database.


This code configures the Node.js driver with a secure connection bundle and authentication details, then establishes a connection to the database through an asynchronous run function.

const cassandra = require('cassandra-driver');

const cloud = { secureConnectBundle: process.env['ASTRA_DB_SECURE_BUNDLE_PATH'] };
const authProvider = new cassandra.auth.PlainTextAuthProvider('token', process.env['ASTRA_DB_APPLICATION_TOKEN']);
const client = new cassandra.Client({ cloud, authProvider });

async function run() {
    await client.connect();

    // ...

See the Node.js quickstart for details on how to install the package, connect to a Serverless (Vector) database, create a table and vector-compatible SAI (Storage-Attached Index), load data, and perform a similarity search.

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