Starting and stopping DataStax Studio


Studio requires OpenJDK 8 or Oracle Java 8 (at least 1.8.0_151). Verify that the required Java version is used. See Troubleshooting DataStax Studio.

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Steps to start and stop Studio.


  1. To start Studio, run the Studio Server shell script:

    • Linux:

      cd installation_location/datastax-studio-6.8.0

      To start Studio in the background, add & at the end of the command:

      ./bin/ &
    • Windows:

      C:/> cd installation_location\datastax-studio-6.8.0\bin\
      C:/> server.bat

      Your result will look similar to:

      Studio is now running at:
  2. To run DataStax Studio, enter this URL in your web browser:


    • For DSE running on localhost, URI_running_studio is localhost.

    • For DSE on another machine, URI_running_studio is the hostname or IP address for the remote machine.

      studio launched
  3. To stop Studio:

    On Linux and Mac:

    pkill -f studio

    On Windows:

    Press Ctrl+C to kill the running process.

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