Apache Cassandra documentation

DataStax provides documentation for the DataStax Distribution of Apache Cassandra 3.11 and other Apache Cassandra versions.

DataStax provides documentation for the DataStax Distribution of Apache Cassandra 3.11 and other Apache Cassandra versions.

DataStax Distribution of Apache Cassandra™ 3.11

DataStax documentation for Apache Cassandra

Cassandra 3.0 and CQL 3.3 documentation is maintained for use with DataStax Enterprise 5.0:
Note: DSE 5.0 has reached end-of-life (EOL).

Documentation for previous Cassandra versions

The following table lists documentation developed for Apache Cassandra by DataStax. It is no longer supported or maintained.

Cassandra 3.x and 3.0 Cassandra 2.x Cassandra 1.x Cassandra Windows

Cassandra 3.x (Linux) | Zip

Cassandra 2.2 (Linux) | Zip

Cassandra 1.2 | Zip

Cassandra 3.x (Windows) | Zip

Cassandra 3.0 (Linux) | PDF | Zip

Cassandra 2.1 | PDF | Zip

Cassandra 1.1 | PDF

Cassandra 3.0 (Windows) | Zip

Cassandra 2.0 | Zip

Cassandra 1.0 | PDF

Cassandra 2.2 (Windows) | Zip

Very early Cassandra documentation

CQL documentation for Apache Cassandra

Apache Cassandra version CQL version

Cassandra 3.x and 2.2

CQL 3.x | Zip

Cassandra 3.0

CQL 3.3 | PDF | Zip

Cassandra 2.0 and 2.1

CQL 3.1 | PDF | Zip

Cassandra 1.2

CQL 3.0 | Zip

DataStax drivers for Apache Cassandra

Table 1. Available drivers and compatibility with DSE and Apache Cassandra
Apache Cassandra OSS drivers Compatibility
C++ OSS C++
C# OSS C#
Java OSS Java
Node.js OSS Node.js
Python OSS Python
Table 2. Maintenance only - Supported by DataStax, but only critical bug fixes will be included in new versions.
Apache Cassandra OSS drivers Compatibility
PHP OSS PHP
Ruby OSS PHP