DataStax 1.2 on Windows: A guided tour

DataStax 1.2 on Windows: A guided tour

Summary: Getting the DataStax Community distribution of Cassandra up and running on your local PC is a snap. In this gallery, you'll see that for yourself.

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  • Run anyway

    The More Info screen is actually where the needed manual override option is placed.  Click the "Run anyway" button.

  • Let 'er rip!

    Now the Welcome screen of the installation wizard should appear.  Click the "Next" button to proceed. 

  • Automatic or manual?

    Are you going to be using Cassandra frequently?  If so, have the services run automatically.  But if not, then uncheck the two options shown here.  This way, everything will be installed, but it won't run unless you explicitly start it up.  Once you've made your decision, click the "Next" button.

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  • How Do You Keep It All Up-To-Date?

    Having to run a separate GUI installer for every single package sounds like a scalability nightmare. Including your DBMS, Web server, load balancer, memory cache, scripting languages, scripting language add-ons, Web server add-ons, library dependencies ... that could easily mount up to hundreds of separate installers, which means hundreds of separate updates needing to be managed. On a Linux system, keeping it all-to-date involves little more than typing "apt-get update && apt-get upgrade".
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