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Information about using the Developer Guide, plus new and key features in DataStax Enterprise.
About this guide
Information for developers about creating enterprise-level applications with DataStax Enterprise 6.0.
New features
Features released in DataStax Enterprise 6.0.
Key features
A brief description of the DataStax Enterprise, its key features, and integrated tools.
Release notes for DataStax Enterprise.
DSE release notes
DataStax Enterprise release notes include cluster requirements, upgrade guidance, components, changes and enhancements, issues, and resolved issues for DataStax Enterprise 6.0.x.
Bulk loader release notes
Release notes for DataStax Bulk Loader 1.1.x and 1.0.x.
Studio release notes
Release notes for DataStax Studio 6.0.x.
Installing DSE
Guidance for choosing the best DataStax Enterprise installation method for your purposes.
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,, and files.
Cloud provider snitches
Set up Ec2Snitch, Ec2MultiRegionSnitch, GoogleCloudSnitch, or CloudstackSnitch.
JVM system properties
Modify DataStax Enterprise system properties from the startup command line or file.
Choosing a compaction strategy
Information on how to select the best compaction strategy.
NodeSync service and table options
Set up continuous background repair.
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 Advanced Replication.
DSE Analytics
DataStax Enterprise 6.0 Analytics includes integration with Apache Spark.
DSE Search
DSE Search allows you to quickly find data and provide a modern search experience for your users, helping you create features like product catalogs, document repositories, ad-hoc reporting engines, and more.
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 dse commands, dsetool, fs-stress tool, pre-flight check, and yaml_diff tools, and the sstableloader.
DataStax Bulk Loader (dsbulk)
The DataStax Bulk Loader tool dsbulk can be used to load and unload DSE data in either CSV or JSON format.
The dse commands for starting the database and connecting an external client to a DataStax Enterprise node and performing common utility tasks.
A list of the available commands for DSE operations.
Stress tools
Tools for stress testing DataStax Enterprise.
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 DSE
Remove all data from any type of installation.
CQL (Cassandra Query Language) is a query language for the DataStax Enterprise database.