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DataStax Java Driver for Apache Cassandra™

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Fully compatible.
Partially compatible.
Incompatible
New features and bug fixes are developed on the latest minor version of the driver, and users are encouraged to stay current with those minor releases. APIs are maintained stable according to semantic versioning conventions, and upgrades should be trivial.
Note: Earlier versions of DataStax Cassandra drivers did not have full support of DSE features.

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Driver version Apache Cassandra version DataStax Enterprise version DataStax Astra
Version 3.0+ 2.2 2.1 6.7 6.0 5.1 5.0 Cloud
4.5+
4.4
4.3 1 1 1 1
4.0+ 1 1 1 1
3.8 1 1 1 1
3.0+ 1 1 1 1
2.1 2 3 3 2 2 2 2

1Earlier versions of DataStax Cassandra drivers did not have full support of DSE features.

2Incompatible with Cassandra 3.0+ and DSE 5.0+; although it can execute requests, metadata is broken.

3Limited to the Cassandra 2.1 API.

DataStax Enterprise Java Driver

Note: DSE driver functionality has been merged, and is now developed in the open source DataStax drivers above.

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Driver version DataStax Enterprise version DataStax Astra
Version 6.7 6.0 5.1 5.0 Cloud
2.3+
2.0+
1.9
1.6+
1.2+ 4 4
1.1 5 5 5

4Limited to DSE 5.1 API.

5Limited to DSE 5.0 API.