January 7, 2021 / Nirav Shah
Apache Cassandra database is the right choice when you need scalability and high availability without compromising performance. Cassandra consistently outperforms popular NoSQL alternatives in benchmarks and real applications, primarily because of fundamental architectural decisions. Linear scalability and proven fault-tolerance on commodity hardware or cloud infrastructure make it the perfect platform for mission-critical data.
You have to install Java 8. You can learn how to do so by visiting our blog post on installing java on EC2. And after installation check the java version.
Updating System Packages
sudo yum update -y
Step 1: Adding Apache Cassandra repository by below command.
sudo nano /etc/yum.repos.d/cassandra.repo [cassandra] name=Apache Cassandra baseurl=https://www.apache.org/dist/cassandra/redhat/40x/ gpgcheck=1 repo_gpgcheck=1 gpgkey=https://www.apache.org/dist/cassandra/KEYS
Next, install the Apache Cassandra by below command
sudo yum install cassandra
Step 2: Start and enable Cassandra
sudo systemctl enable cassandra sudo systemctl start cassandra
Check the status by below command,
sudo systemctl status cassandra
For more information, please read the official documentation of Apache Cassandra.
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