Apache Cassandra NoSQL Database Quick-Start for Linux Mint Easy-Visual Guide

July 30th, 2013 by Regaz

The Post Presents a Step-by-Step Quick-Start Guide for the Latest Apache Cassandra NoSQL Database on Linux Mint i386/amd64 Desktop.

On the Guide Bottom You Find Link to Extended Documentation Using the CQL API to Talk with Cassandra in: Python, Java, Node.js, Clojure, .NET, Ruby, Perl, Go, Haskell, C++

The Contents and Details are Essentials and Give Focus only to Instructions and Commands.

Linux Gnome Penguin Cassandra
  1. How-to Install Apache Cassandra NoSQL Database on Mint:

    Installing Cassandra for Mint
  2. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
     LinuxMint14 Cinnamon Open Terminal
  3. Connect to Cassandra Instance
    .</cassandraHome/>/bin/cassandra-cli
  4. Create a Keyspace and Column Family

    Before to Start Inserting some Data into Cassandra is Necessary to Dispose of these Storing Places.

    create keyspace mykeyspace;
    use mykeyspace;
    create column family mycolumnfamily
    ...   with key_validation_class = 'UTF8Type'  
    ...   and comparator = 'UTF8Type'        
    ...   and default_validation_class = 'UTF8Type';
    
  5. Inserting and Reading on Cassandra Database

    To Store Data Use the “set” Command:

    set mycolumnfamily[1][name] = myself;

    To Retrieve Data from Cassandra Use the “get” Command:

    get mycolumnfamily[1];
  6. Getting-Started Talking with Cassandra by Your Favorite Language:

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