Apache Cassandra documentation

Documentation for DataStax Distribution of Apache Cassandra 3.11 and other Apache Cassandra versions.

Documentation for DataStax Distribution of Apache Cassandra™ and other Apache Cassandra versions.

DataStax Distribution of Apache Cassandra (DDAC)

Note: DDAC is compatible with Apache Cassandra 3.11 and includes all DataStax enhancements from earlier versions.

DataStax Distribution of Apache Cassandra 3.11 The DDAC Guide provides information about creating and using enterprise-level applications with DDAC, including information about deploying and configuring DDAC on the Azure and GCP marketplaces.

DDAC Security The DDAC Security Guide provides information about securing Cassandra databases. Note that DSE Security is not available in DDAC.

DDAC drivers
Drivers Compatibility Quickstarts
C++ OSS C++ C/C++
C# OSS C# C#
Java OSS Java Java
Node.js OSS Node.js Node.js
Python OSS Python Python

CQL for DataStax Distribution of Apache Cassandra The CQL for DDAC Guide is about using the Cassandra Query Language to query data in a Cassandra database and creating the Cassandra data model.

Upgrading DDAC patch version numbers correspond to DataStax Enterprise 5.1 patch versions.Patch releasesUpgrading from Apache Cassandra to DDAC

Maintenance-only DDAC drivers
Drivers Compatibility
PHP OSS PHP
Ruby OSS PHP
Supported by DataStax, but only critical bug fixes will be included in new versions.

DataStax documentation for Apache Cassandra (OSS)

DataStax documentation for Apache Cassandra is no longer supported or maintained.

Apache Cassandra 1.0 to 3.x
Linux 3.x Linux 2.x Linux 1.x Windows
3.0 2.2 1.2 3.0
3.x 2.1 1.1 3.x
2.0 1.0 2.2
Open-source DataStax drivers for Cassandra
Drivers Compatibility Quickstarts
C++ OSS C++ C/C++
C# OSS C# C#
Java OSS Java Java
Node.js OSS Node.js Node.js
Python OSS Python Python

Early Apache Cassandra Cassandra 0.8Cassandra 0.7Cassandra 0.6

Cassandra Query Language (CQL)
CQL version Cassandra version
CQL 3.3 3.0
CQL 3.x 3.x and 2.2
CQL 3.1 2.0 and 2.1
CQL 3.0 1.2