DataStax docs for Apache Cassandra

DataStax documentation for open-source Apache Cassandra® 2.1, 2.2, 3.0, and 3.x; DataStax Distribution of Apache Cassandra 3.11; and Cassandra documentation included with DataStax Enterprise.

This page provides links to DataStax documentation for Apache Cassandra® open-source (OSS) documentation and Cassandra documentation included with DataStax Enterprise versions. For a complete description of the different versions, see below.

For guidance on choosing hardware planning and production settings, see Planning and testing Apache Cassandra deployments.

Tip: Apache Cassandra® 4.0 is now GA! Also refer to the open-source Apache Cassandra 4.0 documentation on The Apache Cassandra CQL docs start here.
Note: DataStax offers subscription-based support (Luna) for open-source Cassandra. Learn more.

DataStax documentation for Apache Cassandra (OSS)

OSS 2.1 and 2.2 and corresponding CQL
2.x versions Corresponding CQL
2.1 CQL 3.1
2.2 CQL 3.x
DataStax drivers for OSS
Drivers Compatibility Quickstarts
C++ C++ C/C++
C# C# C#
Java Java Java
Node.js Node.js Node.js
Python Python Python
OSS 3.0 and 3.x and corresponding CQL
3.x versions Corresponding CQL
3.0 CQL 3.3
3.x (3.1 - 3.9) CQL 3.x
Maintenance-only OSS drivers
Drivers Compatibility
Ruby Ruby
Supported by DataStax, but only critical bug fixes will be included in new versions.

Cassandra documentation included with DataStax Enterprise

Cassandra documentation included with DataStax Enterprise versions 1.0 through 5.0 (no longer supported or maintained).

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
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

About the different doc versions of Apache Cassandra

DataStax has different versions of documentation for Apache Cassandra: