Cassandrows is a package that installs and configures Apache Cassandra on Windows to run as a service.
Apache Cassandra needs Java Runtime Environment, so does Cassandrows.
Just follow the step-by-step installation wizard for the installation.
See Cassandrows up and running on the Windows Service Manager!
All installation files will be copied to this directory. This folder does not have to be your storage folder, you can specify your storage settings on cassandra.yaml file.
If you are planning to run Apache Cassandra with a multi-node configuration these settings will help you to cover the fundamentals.
If you plan to change any settings on cassandra.yaml file, uncheck "Start Cassandra after installation" option. But it makes things faster on a development environment to start Apache Cassandra right away!
Open Windows Service Manager (services.msc) and see Cassandrows on the list. Service will be working in the background even if you sign out from the Windows server.
Cassandrows is one of the outputs of our hard-working hours while we are building a rock-solid data architecture for Kimola.
Since we spend a considerable amount of time for setting up Apache Cassandra for both development and production environments we decided to create a package and share with the Windows developer community.
Yes. While following the step-by-step installation wizard, all the changes effects cassandra.yaml file located in the installation folder. You can also change these settings manually by editing this file.
Yes. We love to hear from developers! Feel free to share your comments and ideas, it means a lot to us. And let us know if you build a software by using Cassandrows.
No. It all changes based on your product's needs, there are many NoSQL databases available for developers, we suggest you to analyze them all.