How To Install Cassandra 2 on Fedora 20

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Apache Cassandra is a NoSQL database intended for storing large amounts of data in a decentralized, highly available cluster. NoSQL refers to a database with a data model other than the tabular relations used in relational databases such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Microsoft SQL. Continue reading “How To Install Cassandra 2 on Fedora 20”

How To Install Cassandra on CentOS 7

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Apache Cassandra was initially released in 2008 by the Apache Software Foundation. It is a free, open-source, NoSQL type database management system that is designed to address large amounts of information that can be shared across multiple servers and, it provides high availability, so it eliminates the single point of failure issues! It has excellent fault tolerances when operating on basic hardware or in a larger cloud infrastructure. It is used by high profile companies like Constant Contact, CERN, Comcast, eBay, GitHub, GoDaddy, Hulu, Instagram, Intuit, Netflix, Reddit, The Weather Channel and a multitude of other business concerns. They selected to use Cassandra as it’s a wise choice to host your decentralized, NoSQL database solution. Continue reading “How To Install Cassandra on CentOS 7”

Error: Failed to connect to ‘127.0.0.1:7199’: Connection refused (Cassandra) [SOLVED]

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  • These instructions are intended specifically for solving the error: Failed to connect to ‘127.0.0.1:7199’: Connection refused.
  • I’ll be working from both Liquid Web Core Managed CentOS 6 and CentOS 7 servers, and I’ll be logged in as root.

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Recommended Production Settings for Cassandra on CentOS 6

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If you’ve already followed the tutorial on How To Install Cassandra on CentOS 6, then you’re ready for another step!

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How To Install Cassandra on CentOS 6

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Apache Cassandra is a NoSQL database intended for storing large amounts of data in a decentralized, highly available cluster. NoSQL refers to a database with a data model other than the tabular relations used in relational databases such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Microsoft SQL.

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  • These instructions are intended for installing Cassandra 2 on a single CentOS 6 node.
  • I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Core Managed CentOS 6.4 server, and I’ll be logged in as root.
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