Running CQL commands

Run CQL commands using CQL shell.

Prerequisites

Ensure DataStax Distribution of Apache Cassandra™ (DDAC) is installed and running. See Installing DDAC.
Use CQL shell to run CQL commands.

Procedure

Start CQL shell:
cqlsh
[cqlsh 5.0.1 | Cassandra 3.11.3.5115 | CQL spec 3.4.4 | Native protocol v4]
Use HELP for help.
cassandra@cqlsh>

You will see the version numbers for your installation.