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How to List All Tables in Cassandra

Something so simple can be so difficult to find. Cassandra’s documentation isn’t the best or easiest to find specific commands. How do you list all the tables in Cassandra?

Make sure that cassandra’s binary is running in a terminal.


Start cqlsh in another terminal.


The keyspace is another term for the name of the database that you are using. For example, I can type in: use db;

There you go! The command lists all tables within that key space.