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Information about developing applications for DataStax Enterprise.
About advanced functionality
Brief descriptions of the advanced functionality in DataStax Enterprise 5.1.
New features
Features released in DataStax Enterprise 5.1.
DataStax Enterprise release notes cover cluster requirements, upgrade guidance, components, security updates, changes and enhancements, issues, and resolved issues for DataStax Enterprise 5.1.
DSE 5.1.17
Release notes for DataStax Enterprise 5.1.17.
DSE 5.1.16
Release notes for DataStax Enterprise 5.1.16.
DSE 5.1.15
Release notes for DataStax Enterprise 5.1.15.
DSE 5.1.14
Release notes for DataStax Enterprise 5.1.14.
DSE 5.1.13
Release notes for DataStax Enterprise 5.1.13.
DSE 5.1.12
Release notes for DataStax Enterprise 5.1.12.
DSE 5.1.11
Release notes for DataStax Enterprise 5.1.11.
DSE 5.1.10
Release notes for DataStax Enterprise 5.1.10.
DSE 5.1.9
Release notes for DataStax Enterprise 5.1.9.
DSE 5.1.8
Release notes for DataStax Enterprise 5.1.8.
DSE 5.1.7
Release notes for DataStax Enterprise 5.1.7.
DSE 5.1.6
Release notes for DataStax Enterprise 5.1.6.
DSE 5.1.5
Release notes for DataStax Enterprise 5.1.5.
DSE 5.1.4
Release notes for DataStax Enterprise 5.1.4.
DSE 5.1.3
Release notes for DataStax Enterprise 5.1.3.
DSE 5.1.2
Release notes for DataStax Enterprise 5.1.2.
DSE 5.1.1
Release notes for DataStax Enterprise 5.1.1.
DSE 5.1.0
Release notes for DataStax Enterprise 5.1.0.
DataStax Enterprise can be installed in a number of ways, depending on the purpose of the installation, the type of operating system, and the available permissions.
Which install method should I use?
Guidance for choosing the best DataStax Enterprise installation method for your purposes.
DataStax Installers
DataStax provides several methods for installing DSE from the DataStax Installer.
Installing DSE patch releases
DataStax provides GUI/Text installers, binary tarballs, and Debian and RHEL packages for installing previous patch releases of DataStax Enterprise 5.1.x.
Installing on Docker
Instructions for creating DataStax Enterprise (DSE) server, DSE OpsCenter, and DataStax Studio containers using DataStax Docker images in non-production environments.
Installing supporting software
Installing the JDK on supported platforms and installing Python 2.7 on older RHEL-based package installations.
Uninstalling DSE
Launch the uninstaller in the installation directory to uninstall DataStax Enterprise.
Default file locations
Default file locations when installing from DataStax Enterprise.
Installing CQLSH
Install the standalone CQLSH tool using a binary tarball on any Linux-based platform.
Information about configuring DataStax Enterprise, such as recommended production setting, configuration files, snitch configuration, start-up parameters, heap dump settings, using virtual nodes, and more.
Recommended production settings
Recommended settings for Linux platforms on DataStax Enterprise.
YAML and configuration properties
Information on how to configure DataStax Enterprise using the cassandra.yaml, dse.yaml, cassandra-rackdc.properties, and cassandra-topology.properties files.
Configuring snitches for cloud providers
Information about the Ec2Snitch, Ec2MultiRegionSnitch, GoogleCloudSnitch, and CloudstackSnitch.
Start-up parameters
Switches to change the JVM settings at start up.
Choosing a compaction strategy
Information on how to select the best compaction strategy.
Configuring Virtual Nodes
Topics about setting up and enabling virtual nodes (vnodes).
Information on using DSE Analytics, DSE Search, DSE Graph, DSEFS (DataStax Enterprise file system), and DSE Advance Replication.
DSE Analytics
DataStax Enterprise 5.1 Analytics includes integration with Apache Spark.
DSE Search
DSE Search is part of DataStax Enterprise (DSE). DSE Search allows you to find data and create features like product catalogs, document repositories, and ad-hoc reports. See DSE Search architecture.
DSE Graph
Documentation for developers and administrators on installing, configuring, and using the features and capabilities of DSE Graph.
DSE Advanced Replication
Documentation for configuring and using configurable distributed data replication.
Tools include nodetool, dse commands, dsetool, cfs-stress tool, pre-flight check and yaml_diff tools, and the sstableloader.
DSE Metrics Collector
DSE Metrics Collector aggregates DSE metrics and integrates with centralized monitoring solutions to facilitate problem resolution and remediation.
A list of the available commands for managing a cluster.
dse commands
The dse commands for starting the database and connecting an external client to a DataStax Enterprise node and performing common utility tasks.
dse client-tool
Connects an external client to a DataStax Enterprise node and performs common utility tasks.
A list of the available commands for DSE operations.
Stress tools
Tools for stress testing DataStax Enterprise.
SSTable utilities
Tools for using, upgrading, and changing DataStax Enterprise SSTables.
Preflight check tool
The preflight check tool is a collection of tests that detects and optionally fixes configuration settings on DataStax Enterprise nodes.
cluster_check and yaml_diff tools
Using the cluster_check and yaml_diff tools to check the differences between cassandra.yaml or dse.yaml files.
DataStax Enterprise operation topics, such as node and datacenter operations, changing replication strategies, configuring compaction and compression, caching, and tuning Bloom filters.
Starting and stopping DSE
You can start and stop DataStax Enterprise as a service or stand-alone process.
Clearing data from DataStax Enterprise
Remove all data from any type of installation.
An IDE for CQL (Cassandra Query Language) and DSE Graph.
About DataStax Studio
DataStax Studio for CQL (Cassandra Query Language) and DSE Graph.
Release notes
Release notes for Studio.
Studio Getting started
Steps for installing and setting up DataStax Studio.
Using notebooks
About notebook cells and the notebook code editor.
Configuring Studio
Basic and advanced configuration for DataStax Studio.
Studio reference
Reference information for DataStax Studio, including default imports and Notebook keyboard shortcuts.
Frequently asked questions about DataStax Studio.
Troubleshooting DataStax Studio
Fixing problems in DataStax Studio.
CQL (Cassandra Query Language) is a query language for the DataStax Enterprise database.