All of the commands included in the CQL language and cqlsh-only commands. CQL language and cqlsh-only commands can be executed with the cqlsh command line.

This reference covers CQL statements based on the specification 3.4.5 with additional DSE Search and security-related enhancements.

Data types

Describes data types.

Solr field type reference for DSE Search

Definitions for Apache Solr field type for DSE Search index schema.


Describes the CQL operators.

CQL native functions

Describes scalar functions that work on values in a single row of data to create a new value.

CQL native aggregates

Works on a set of rows matching the SELECT statement to return a single value.


Describes Cassandra Query Language (CQL) statements supported by the DataStax Enterprise database.

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