DataStax Docs

Documentation for configuring, upgrading, and deploying DataStax Enterprise, DSE OpsCenter, CQL, DataStax Drivers, and DataStax Studio.

DataStax Apache Kafka™ Connector supports

  • DataStax Enterprise 5.0 and later
  • DataStax Distribution of Apache Cassandra™ 3.11

CQL to DSE version mapping

  • DSE 6.7 uses CQL 6.7
  • DSE 6.0 uses CQL 6.0
  • DSE 5.1 uses CQL 5.1
  • DSE 5.0 uses CQL 3.3

JDBC/ODBC drivers

Table 1. Driver download links plus installation and configuration documentation
Drivers (DSE 4.8 and later) Installation Configuration
Simba JDBC Driver for Apache Spark™ Download Install documentation (in DSE Developer Guide) Simba documentation
Simba ODBC Driver for Spark™ Download: Linux | Windows Install documentation (in DSE Developer Guide) Simba documentation
DataStax ODBC Driver for Apache Cassandra and DataStax Enterprise with CQL connector Download: Linux 64-bit, 32-bit | Windows 64-bit, 32-bit DataStax install documentation

Docker

DataStax and Apache Cassandra drivers

While the DataStax drivers for Apache Cassandra drivers can connect to DSE 5.0 and later clusters, DataStax strongly recommends upgrading to the DSE drivers. The DSE drivers provide functionality for all DataStax Enterprise features.

Table 2. Available drivers and compatibility with DSE, DataStax Distribution of Apache Cassandra (DDAC), and open-source Cassandra
DSE drivers Apache Cassandra drivers Compatibility
C++ C++ DSE C++ | OSS C++
C# | DSE Graph Extension C# DSE C# | OSS C#
Java (DSE Graph Extension included) Java DSE Java | OSS Java
Node.js | DSE Graph Extension Node.js DSE Node.js | OSS Node.js
Python | DSE Graph Extension Python DSE Python | OSS Python
Other Driver docs
Developing applications with DataStax drivers All DSE and Cassandra drivers
Maintenance only drivers - Supported by DataStax, but only critical bug fixes will be included in new versions.
PHP PHP DSE PHP | OSS PHP
Ruby Ruby DSE Ruby | OSS Ruby

Studio notebooks

  • Studio 6.7 only supports DataStax Enterprise 6.7.
  • Studio 6.0 only supports DataStax Enterprise 6.0.
  • Studio 2.0 only supports DataStax Enterprise 5.1 and 5.0.
  • Notebooks created in earlier versions are automatically upgraded when starting later versions.
Japanese docs: 日本語ドキュメント
Getting startedInstalling software

DSE Installation Guide 6.7 | 6.0 | 5.1 | DDAC

OpsCenter Installation Guide 6.7 | 6.5 | 6.1

Docker 6.7 | 6.0 | 5.1 Learn more

Release notes

DSE 6.7 | 6.0 | 5.1 | DDAC

OpsCenter 6.7 | 6.5 | 6.1

Security

DSE 6.7

DSE 6.0

DSE 5.1

Planning and troubleshooting

Planning Guide

Troubleshooting Guide

Upgrading software

Upgrading DSE | DDAC | OpsCenter

Upgrading Studio | Drivers

Upgrading from Apache Cassandra

DSE Utilities

Graph Loader 6.7 | 6.0 | 5.1

dsetool 6.7 | 6.0 | 5.1

nodetool 6.7 | 6.0 | 5.1

Stress tools 6.7 | 6.0 | 5.1

SSTable utilities 6.7 | 6.0 | 5.1

LearningAdditional resources

DataStax Academy

Kerberos tutorial

DataStax Developer Blog

DataStax Support

Developing and administering applicationsDataStax Enterprise

Administrator Guide 6.7 | 6.0 | 5.1

Developer Guide 6.7 | 6.0 | 5.1

Architecture Guide 6.7 | 6.0 | 5.1

CQL 6.7 | 6.0 | 5.1 | DDAC Versions

Apache Cassandra™

DataStax Distribution of Apache Cassandra (DDAC)

DataStax Cassandra documentation

DSE OpsCenter

OpsCenter 6.7 | 6.5 | 6.1

Lifecycle Manager 6.7 | 6.5 | 6.1

DataStax tools and data loadersTools

DataStax Apache Kafka™ Connector Supported products

DataStax Studio 6.7 | 6.0 | 2.0 Compatibility

DataStax Bulk Loader

Extensions

DataStax APIs

DataStax drivers

DataStax and Apache Cassandra OSS drivers

JDBC/ODBC Drivers

DSE advanced functionalityAdvanced features

DSE Analytics 6.7 | 6.0 | 5.1

DSE Graph 6.7 | 6.0 | 5.1

DSE Search 6.7 | 6.0 | 5.1