The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Apache Cassandra NoSQL Database for Mac OS X Desktop.
Here is Described a Local Installation because for a System-Wide One the User Need to have Root-Privileges… The Default System Installation Instead is Pre-Configured to be in /var/lib/cassandra Directory with Logs in /var/log/cassandra.
The Content and Details are Essentials and Give Focus only to Instructions and Commands.
Download Latest Apache Cassandra Release:Apache Cassandra tar.gz
- Double-Click on Archive and Extract Cassandra Into /tmp
- Open a Terminal Window
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
- Relocate Cassandra Directory
mv /tmp/apache-cassandra* $HOME/cassandra/
- Edit Configuration File
Modify the Following Lines:
- Set Log Directory
- Start Cassandra Instance
- Check Connection to Cassandra Instance with nodetool
./bin/nodetool --host 127.0.0.1 ring
The Output will Confirm that the Cassandra Database is Successfully Installed on Your Mac System :)
Getting-Started with Cassandra Database:Cassandra Quick-Start Guide