Overview of BYOS support in DataStax Enterprise 

DataStax Enterprise provides a JAR and configuration files for connected to DataStax Enterprise clusters from external Spark clusters.

BYOS support in DataStax Enterprise consists of a JAR file and a generated configuration file that provides all the necessary classes and configuration settings for connecting to a particular DataStax Enterprise cluster from an external Spark cluster.

BYOS is tested against the version of Spark integrated into DSE. See the DataStax Enterprise 5.0 release notes for version information.