Product compatibility

Compatibility between different product versions and support status.

DataStax Enterprise, Apache Cassandra, CQL, and SSTable compatibility

The following tables list each supported version of DataStax Enterprise (DSE) and its corresponding Apache Cassandra®, CQL, and SSTable versions:

End of Life (EOL) — Patches/bug fixes not available.

End of Service Life (EOSL) — Patches/bug fixes and support not available.  Documentation updates are not provided.

Table 1. Current versions
DataStax Enterprise (DSE) Apache Cassandra CQL SSTable format note SSTable version sstableloader format-version sstable upgrade & nodetool format-version
6.7.6+ Compatible with 3.11 + production-certified enhancements 3.4.5 + enhancements bti ac big-ma, big-mb, big-mc, bti-aa, bti-ac big-ma, big-mb, big-mc
6.7.0 to 6.7.5 Compatible with 3.11 + production-certified enhancements 3.4.5 + enhancements bti aa big-ma, big-mb, big-mc, bti-aa big-ma, big-mb, big-mc
6.0.11+ Compatible with 3.11 + production-certified enhancements 3.4 + enhancements bti ac big-ma, big-mb, big-mc, bti-aa, bti-ac big-ma, big-mb, big-mc
6.0.0 to 6.0.10 Compatible with 3.11 + production-certified enhancements 3.4 + enhancements bti aa big-ma, big-mb, big-mc, bti-aa big-ma, big-mb, big-mc
5.1.17+ Compatible with 3.11 + production-certified enhancements 3.4 + enhancements big md big-ka, big-ma, big-mb, big-mc, big-md big-ka, big-ma, big-mb
5.1.0 to 5.1.16 Compatible with 3.11 + production-certified enhancements 3.4 + enhancements big mc big-ka, big-ma, big-mb, big-mc big-ka, big-ma, big-mb
Note Be sure to verify compatibility with the current DSE version when using nodetool upgradesstables, sstableloader, and sstableupgrade.

Apache Cassandra, CQL, and SSTable correspondence

Note: DataStax has different documentation versions for Apache Cassandra. For more information, see About the different doc versions of Apache Cassandra.
Table 2. Version correspondence between Apache Cassandra, CQL, and SSTables
Apache Cassandra CQL SSTable format note SSTable version
3.11.4+ 3.3 big md
3.9 to 3.11.3 3.3 big mc
3.7 to 3.8 3.3 big mb
3.1 to 3.6 3.3 big ma
3.0.18+ 3.3 big md
3.0.8 to 3.0.17 3.3 big mc
3.0.7 3.3 big mb
3.0.0 to 3.0.6 3.3 big ma
2.2.7+ 3.3 big lb
2.2.0 to 2.2.6 3.3 big la
2.1 3.1 big ka
Note Be sure to verify compatibility with the current Cassandra version when using nodetool upgradesstables, sstableloader, and sstableupgrade.

DSE End of Service Life (EOSL) compatibility

Table 3. EOSL versions
DataStax Enterprise (version and release date) Apache Cassandra CQL SSTable format note SSTable version sstableloader format-version sstable upgrade & nodetool format-version
5.0.2+ (2016-08-15) Compatible with 3.0 + production-certified enhancements 3.3 big mc big-ka, big-ma, big-mb, big-mc big-ka, big-ma, big-mb
5.0.0 (2016-12-05)

to

5.0.1 (2016-07-07)

Compatible with 3.0 + production-certified enhancements 3.3 big mb big-ka, big-ma, big-mb big-ka, big-ma, big-mb
4.8 (2018-10-16) 2.1 + enhancements 3.1 big k
4.7 (2017-10-18) 2.1 3.1 big k
4.6 (2016-12-28) 2.0 3.1 big j
4.5 (2016-06-29) 2.0 3.1
4.0 (2016-02-25) 2.0 3.1
3.2 (2015-11-13) 1.2 3.0
3.1 (2015-07-08) 1.2 3.0
3.0 (2015-02-25) 1.1
2.2 (2014-10-04) 1.1
2.1 (2014-07-23) 1.0
Note Be sure to verify compatibility with the current DSE version when using nodetool upgradesstables, sstableloader, and sstableupgrade.

note Be sure to verify SSTable compatibility when using nodetool upgradesstables, sstableloader, and sstableupgrade.

DSE OpsCenter compatibility with DSE

This table lists OpsCenter compatibility for both monitored and storage clusters (if one or more are in use).
OpsCenter version DSE version
6.7 6.7, 6.0, 5.1
6.5 6.0, 5.1, 5.0 (EOL)
6.1 5.1, 5.0 (EOL), 4.8 (EOSL)
6.0 5.0 (EOL), 4.8 (EOSL), 4.7 (EOSL)
Note: OpsCenter is only compatible with DataStax Enterprise (DSE) clusters.

Studio compatibility with DSE

The following table lists Studio compatibility with DSE:

Studio version DSE version
6.7 6.7
6.0 6.0
2.0 5.1
1.0 5.0 (EOL)

DataStax driver compatibility with DSE and Apache Cassandra

See Version compatibility.

DataStax Bulk Loader

The DataStax Bulk Loader (dsbulk) command line tool runs on Linux and Windows environments. It is compatible with:
  • DDAC
  • DSE 6.7
  • DSE 6.0
  • DSE 5.1

Documentation maintenance policy

After a DataStax Enterprise version reaches end-of-service-life, other corresponding products are not supported and documentation updates are no longer provided.