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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, security updates, 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
DataStax Enterprise 6.0 can be installed in a number of ways, depending on the purpose of the installation, the type of operating system, and the available permissions.
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.
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
Continuous background repair that virtually eliminates manual efforts to run repair operations in a DataStax cluster.
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.
DSE Metrics Collector
DSE Metrics Collector aggregates DSE metrics and integrates with centralized monitoring solutions to facilitate problem resolution and remediation.
nodetool
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.
dsefs shell commands
The DSEFS functionality supports operations including uploading, downloading, moving, and deleting files, creating directories, and verifying the DSEFS status.
dsetool
A list of the available commands for DSE operations.
Stress tools
Tools for stress testing DataStax Enterprise.
SSTable utilities
Diagnostic tools for analyzing, using, upgrading, and changing DataStax Enterprise SSTables.
DataStax tools
Tools that are installed separately and used across products.
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 DSE
Remove all data from any type of installation.
CQL
CQL (Cassandra Query Language) is a query language for the DataStax Enterprise database.