Everything you should know about Apache Cassandra

Everything you should know about Apache Cassandra

January 7, 2021 / Nirav S

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.

Prerequisites

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.

#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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