DataDirect Connectors Powerful ODBC Connectivity to Apache Cassandra


Industry leader in data connectivity for all data sources

Support standard SQL and native CQL

Support for executing SQL or native CQL via the new ODBC 4.0 spec defined {native} escape syntax


Optimized for fast performance with no latency by using the Cassandra binary protocol




Supports UDTs, tuples, and other complex types

Easy to Use

Driver automatically supports normalization to 1 level deep for Cassandra collection data types (list, set, map)


Certified DataDirect quality guarantees Apache Cassandra compatibility through explicit testing

Broad Coverage

Broad ANSI SQL 92 support expected by your application, including UNIONs, subqueries, and more

Codeless Implementation

Optimize performance and compatibility with any application without application changes


Protect data in motion with full support for the latest OpenSSL and Kerberos

Technical Specs

Progress DataDirect for ODBC for Apache Cassandra Driver
Version 8.0 
(32- and 64-bit drivers are available for all supported databases and platforms unless otherwise noted.)

ODBC Version Support

  • Compatible with ODBC 3.8 applications

Database Support

  • Apache Cassandra, version 2.0 and higher
  • DataStax Enterprise, version 4.6 and higher

Operating System Support

AIX (32- and 64-bit)

  • AIX, version 5.3 and higher


  • HP-UX IPF, 11i version 2.0 (B.11.23) and higher
  • HP-UX PA-RISC (32-bit only), 11i version 2.0 (B.11.23) and higher

Linux x86 (32- and 64-bit for AMD and Intel processors)

  • CentOS Linux x86, version 4.0 and higher
  • Debian Linux x86, version 7.0 and higher
  • Oracle Linux x86, version 4.0 and higher
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux x86, version 4.0 and higher
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Linux x86, version 10 and higher
  • Ubuntu Linux x86, version 14.04 and higher

Solaris (32- and 64-bit)

  • Solaris x86 version 10 (Solaris 5.10) and higher
  • Solaris on SPARC, version 8 (Solaris 5.8) and higher

Windows (32- and 64-bit)

  • Windows (x86), version 7 and higher
  • Windows Server (x86), version 2003 and higher
  • Windows Vista (x86)
  • Windows XP Professional (x86), SP2 or higher

Driver/Client Software Requirements

  • Java SE 6 or higher

Security Vulnerability Response Policy

Upon identification of any security vulnerability, Progress will exercise commercially reasonable efforts to address the vulnerability in accordance with the following policy

Priority* Time Guideline Version(s)
High Risk
(CVSS 8+ or industry equivalent)
30 days Active (i.e. latest shipping version) and all Supported versions
Medium Risk
(CVSS 5-to-8 or industry equivalent)
180 days Active (i.e. latest shipping version)
Low Risk
(CVSS 0-to-5 or industry equivalent)
Next major release or best effort Active (i.e. latest shipping version)

* Priority is established based on the current version of the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS), an open industry standard for assessing the severity of computer system security vulnerabilities. For additional information on this scoring system, refer to

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