Cassandra Installation

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Cassandra Setup and Installation

Apache Cassandra and Datastax enterprise is used by different organization for storing huge amount of data.

Before installing Apache Cassandra, you must have the following things:

  • You must have datastax community edition. You can download Cassandra click here
  • JDK must be installed.
  • Platform should be Window.

Download and Install Cassandra

Follow the steps given below:

  • Run the datastax community edition setup. After running the setup, you will see the following page will be displayed. It is a screenshot of 64 bit version.

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  • Click on the next button and you will get the following page:

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  • Press the next button and you will get the following page specifying the location of the installation.

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  • Press the next button and a page will appear asking about whether you automatically start Data Stax DDC service. Click on the radio button and proceed next.

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  • Installation is started now. After completing the installation, go to program files where Data Stax is installed.

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Open Program Files then you see the following page

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  • Open DataStax-DDC then you see Apache Cassandra:

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  • Open Apache Cassandra and you see bin:

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  • Open bin and you will see Cassandra Windows batch File:

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  • Run this file. It will start the Cassandra server and you will see the following page:

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  • Server is started now go to windows start programs, search Cassandra CQL Shell

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  • Run the Cassandra Shell. After running Cassandra shell, you will see the following command line:

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