Database statuses

Your database can exist in a range of statuses. These statuses vary based on the actions you take within your database.

To see the system status of Astra, see https://status.astra.datastax.com/.

To see the status of a specific database, view your database Dashboard.

All databases

Active

Your database is available and ready to use.

Initializing

You’ve made your database selections. It should be ready for you to use soon.

Terminating

You have terminated your database, which means your database and all of the data on your database will be removed. Your database is no longer available.

Terminated

Your database is terminated, which means your database and all of the data on your database will be removed. Your database is no longer available.

Error

Something is wrong with your database. Contact DataStax Support.

Maintenance

When a database is moving into standby or restarting from standby, your database will display that it is in the Maintenance status.

Standby

When a database has been unused for more than 15 days, it will automatically enter Standby. To restart a database from Standby, view your database in Astra.

Classic databases

Parking

You parked your database. It is in the process of being parked and cannot be used again until you unpark your database.

Parked

You parked your database. It is unavailable and cannot be used again until you unpark your database.

Unparking

You unparked your database. It is unavailable until it is fully unparked and Active again.

Resizing

You resized your database to change your capacity. Your database has limited functionality while it is resized.