CQL for Cassandra 1.2

SHOW

Shows the Cassandra version, host, or data type assumptions for the current cqlsh client session.

Synopsis

SHOW VERSION
| HOST
| ASSUMPTIONS

Synopsis Legend

  • Uppercase means literal
  • Lowercase means not literal
  • Italics mean optional
  • The pipe (|) symbol means OR or AND/OR
  • Ellipsis (...) means repeatable
  • « means a non-literal, open parenthesis used to indicate scope
  • » means a non-literal, close parenthesis used to indicate scope

A semicolon that terminates CQL statements is not included in the synopsis.

Description

A SHOW command displays this information about the current cqlsh client session:

  • The version and build number of the connected Cassandra instance, as well as the CQL mode for cqlsh and the Thrift protocol used by the connected Cassandra instance.
  • The host information of the Cassandra node that the cqlsh session is currently connected to.
  • The data type assumptions for the current cqlsh session as specified by the ASSUME command.
SHOW VERSION;

SHOW HOST;

SHOW ASSUMPTIONS;