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
6.7 Compatible with 3.11 + production-certified enhancements 3.4.5 + enhancements bti a
6.0 Compatible with 3.11 + production-certified enhancements 3.4 + enhancements bti a
5.1 Compatible with 3.11 + production-certified enhancements 3.4 + enhancements big m

DSE End of Service Life (EOSL) compatibility

Table 2. EOSL versions
DataStax Enterprise (version and date) Apache Cassandra CQL SSTable format note SSTable version
5.0 (2018-12-05) Compatible with 3.0 + production-certified enhancements 3.3 big m
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 Verify compatibility with the current DSE version when using nodetool upgradesstables, sstableloader, and sstableupgrade. See the SSTable compatibility and upgrade version table 6.7 | 6.0.

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

DataStax documentation for Apache Cassandra

DataStax has different versions of documentation for Apache Cassandra:

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.