Store decision management data in a backing database, such as Cassandra, and manage
the cluster by configuring the Decision Data Store (DDS) service. Examples of decision
management data include customer data, decision results, and input data for adaptive and
To configure the Decision Data Store service, connect to an external
Starting in Pega Platform version 8.6, the
use of an internal Cassandra database is deprecated.
On-premises and client-managed cloud systems that have been updated from earlier
versions of Pega Platform can continue to use Cassandra in
embedded mode. However, to ensure
future compatibility, do not create any new environments using embedded
To learn more about deployment options for Cassandra, see Cassandra overview.