Supported and compatible product versions

Supported product versions and compatibility between products.

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.
Table 2. End of Service Life (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
6.8 6.8, 6.7, 6.0
6.7 6.7, 6.0, 5.1
6.5 6.0, 5.1, 5.0 (EOSL)
6.1 5.1, 5.0 (EOSL), 4.8 (EOSL)
6.0 5.0 (EOSL), 4.8 (EOSL), 4.7 (EOSL)
Note: OpsCenter is only compatible with DataStax Enterprise (DSE) clusters.

DataStax Studio compatibility with DSE

The following table lists DataStax 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 in the DataStax drivers documentation.

Apache Cassandra and CQL correspondence

Note: DataStax has different documentation versions for Apache Cassandra. For more information, see About DataStax documentation for Apache Cassandra.
Table 3. 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.