All DataStax documentation

A complete list of current, older, and archived DataStax documentation

A complete list of current, older, and archived documentation created by DataStax.

DataStax Enterprise

Table 1. Docs for supported DSE versions
DSE 6.7 (latest) DSE 6.0 (previous) DSE 5.1 (earlier)

DSE 6.7 Installation: HTML | PDF | Zip

DSE 6.0 Installation: HTML | PDF | Zip

DSE 5.1 Installation: HTML | PDF | Zip

DSE 6.7 Admin Guide: HTML | Release notes | PDF | Zip

DSE 6.0 Admin Guide: HTML | Release notes | PDF | Zip

DSE 5.1 Admin Guide: HTML | Release notes | PDF | Zip

DSE 6.7 Architecture Guide: HTML | PDF | Zip

DSE 6.0 Architecture Guide: HTML | PDF | Zip

DSE 5.1 Architecture Guide: HTML | PDF | Zip

DSE 6.7 Developer Guide: HTML | Release notes | PDF | Zip

DSE 6.0 Developer Guide: HTML | Release notes | PDF | Zip

DSE 5.1 Developer Guide: HTML | Release notes | PDF | Zip

DSE Security 6.7: HTML | PDF | Zip

DSE Security 6.0: HTML | PDF | Zip

DSE Security 5.1: HTML | PDF | Zip

DataStax Distribution of Apache Cassandra™ (DDAC)

DDAC is fully compatible with open source Apache Cassandra 3.11. It includes the Cassandra enhancements in DSE 5.1.

Table 2. Docs for supported DDAC versions
DDAC CQL for DDAC DDAC Security

DDAC: HTML | PDF | Zip

Includes administrator, architecture, and developer information

CQL for DDAC: HTML

DDAC Security: HTML

DSE OpsCenter

Note: To avoid confusion, the redirects for opscenter/latest, latest-opscenter, and latest-opsc have been removed. This was done because customers may not always be using the latest DSE OpsCenter version.
Table 3. Docs for supported OpsCenter versions
OpsCenter 6.7 (latest) OpsCenter 6.5 (previous) Earlier OpsCenter 6.1 (earlier)

OpsCenter 6.7 installation: HTML | PDF | Zip

OpsCenter 6.5 installation: HTML | PDF | Zip

OpsCenter 6.1 installation: HTML | PDF | Zip

OpsCenter 6.7: HTML | Release notes | PDF | Zip

OpsCenter 6.5: HTML | Release notes | PDF | Zip

OpsCenter 6.1: HTML | Release notes | PDF | Zip

CQL (Cassandra Query Language)

Table 4. Docs for supported CQL versions
CQL 6.7 (latest) CQL 6.0 (previous) CQL 5.1 (earlier)

CQL for DSE 6.7: HTML | PDF | Zip

CQL for DSE 6.0: HTML | PDF | Zip

CQL for DSE 5.1: HTML | PDF | Zip

Studio

Table 5. Docs for supported Studio versions

DataStax Studio 6.7: HTML | Release notes | PDF | Zip

DataStax Studio 6.0: HTML | Release notes | PDF | Zip

DataStax Studio 2.0: HTML | Release notes | Zip

Docker

Table 6. Docs for supported versions of DataStax Docker
Docker 6.7 Docker 6.0 Docker 5.1

DataStax 6.7 Docker Guide: HTML

DataStax 6.0 Docker Guide: HTML

DataStax 5.1 Docker Guide: HTML

Docker for OpsCenter 6.7: HTML

Docker for OpsCenter 6.5: HTML

Docker for OpsCenter 6.1: HTML

Docker for DataStax Studio 6.7: HTML

Docker for DataStax Studio 6.0: HTML

Docker for DataStax Studio 2.0: HTML

Other DataStax guides

Table 7. Related guides for using DSE and DDAC

DataStax Apache Kafka™ Connector: HTML | PDF | Zip

DataStax Desktop: HTML (Labs) | PDF | Zip

Upgrade Guide: HTML | PDF | Zip

DataStax Bulk Loader: HTML | Release notes | PDF | Zip

DSE Planning Guide: HTML | PDF | Zip

DSE Troubleshooting Guide: HTML | PDF | Zip

Kerberos tutorial: HTML | PDF | Zip

For more tutorials, see DataStax Academy forums.

DataStax drivers

Note: While the DataStax drivers for Apache Cassandra drivers can connect to DSE 4.8 and later clusters, DataStax strongly recommends upgrading to the DSE drivers. The DSE drivers provide functionality for all DataStax Enterprise features.
Table 8. General driver docs
Developing applications with DataStax drivers Driver home page
Table 9. Available drivers and compatibility with DSE, DDAC, and open-source Cassandra (OSS)
DSE drivers guides DSE Graph Extension DDAC and OSS Quickstarts DSE version compatibility DDAC and OSS version compatibility
C++ C++ Guide C++ quickstart DSE C++ OSS C++
C# C# Graph Extension C# C# quickstart DSE C# OSS C#
Java Graph Extension included Java Java quickstart DSE Java OSS Java
Node.js Node.js Graph Extension Node.js Node.js quickstart DSE Node.js OSS Node.js
Python Python Graph Extension Python Python quickstart DSE Python OSS Python
Table 10. Supported maintenance only drivers (only critical bug fixes will be included in new versions)
DSE drivers guides DDAC/OSS drivers guides DSE version compatibility DDAC/OSS version compatibility
PHP PHP DSE PHP OSS PHP
Ruby Ruby DSE Ruby OSS Ruby

JDBC/ODBC drivers

Table 11. Driver download links plus installation and configuration documentation
Drivers (DSE 4.8 and later) Installation Configuration
Simba JDBC Driver for Apache Spark™. Download JDBC install documentation (in DSE Developer Guide) JDBC Simba documentation
Simba ODBC Driver for Spark™. Download: ODBC install documentation (in DSE Developer Guide) ODBC Simba documentation
DataStax ODBC Driver for Apache Cassandra and DataStax Enterprise with CQL connector. Download: DataStax ODBC install documentation

End-of-Service-Life and unsupported products (Old docs)

Patches/bug fixes, support, and documentation updates for EOSL and unsupported products are not available. The docs for these products are archived and will not be updated.

Table 12. DataStax Enterprise end-of-service- life (EOSL)

DSE 5.0: HTML | Zip

DSE 4.8: HTML | Zip

DSE 4.7: HTML | Zip

DSE 4.6: HTML | Zip

DSE 4.5: HTML | Zip

DSE 4.0: HTML | Zip

DSE 3.2: HTML | Zip

DSE 3.1: HTML | PDF

DSE 3.0: HTML | PDF

DSE 2.2: HTML | PDF

DSE 2.1: HTML | PDF

DSE 2.0: HTML | PDF

DSE 1.0 : HTML | PDF

Playlist tutorial: HTML | PDF | Zip for DSE 4.8 and Cassandra 2.1

Table 13. Unsupported DSE OpsCenter

OpsCenter 6.0: HTML | Zip

OpsCenter 5.2: HTML | Zip

OpsCenter 5.1: HTML | Zip

OpsCenter 5.0: HTML | Zip

OpsCenter 4.1: HTML | Zip

OpsCenter 4.0: HTML | Zip

OpsCenter 3.2: HTML | PDF

OpsCenter 3.1: HTML | PDF

OpsCenter 2.1: HTML | PDF

OpsCenter 2.0: | PDF

OpsCenter 1.4: | PDF

Table 14. Apache Cassandra documentation (no longer supported or maintained by DataStax)
Cassandra 3.x and 3.0 (Linux) Cassandra 2.x (Linux) Cassandra 1.x (Linux) Cassandra (Windows)

Cassandra 3.0: HTML | Zip

Cassandra 2.2: HTML | Zip

Cassandra 1.2: HTML | Zip

Cassandra 3.0: HTML | Zip

Cassandra 3.x (Linux): HTML | Zip

Cassandra 2.1: HTML | PDF | Zip

Cassandra 1.0: HTML | PDF

Cassandra 3.x: HTML | Zip

Cassandra 2.0: HTML | Zip

Cassandra 1.1: HTML | PDF

Cassandra 2.2: HTML | Zip

Table 15. Unsupported CQL

CQL 3.3: HTML | Zip (for DSE 5.0 and Cassandra 3.0)

CQL 3.1: HTML | Zip (for DSE 4.0, 4.5, 4.6, 4.7, 4.8; Cassandra 2.0, 2.1)

CQL 3.0: HTML | Zip (for DSE 3.1, 3.2; Cassandra 1.2)

CQL 3.x: HTML | Zip (for Cassandra 2.2 and 3.x)

Table 16. Unsupported Drivers and other DataStax products

OBDC driver: HTML

DataStax DevCenter: HTML

Compatible with DSE versions up to 5.0.

DataStax Studio 1.0: HTML | Zip