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From Dave Viner <davevi...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Install Cassandra on EC2
Date Wed, 03 Aug 2011 17:04:22 GMT
Hi Eldad,

Check out http://wiki.apache.org/cassandra/CloudConfig
There are a few ways listed there including a step-by-step guide.

Dave Viner


On Wed, Aug 3, 2011 at 7:49 AM, Eldad Yamin <eldad87@gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks!
> But I prefer to learn how to Install first - if you have any good
> references (I didn't find any, even general installation for a EC2/regular
> machine)
> I'm also going to try and install Solandra, I hope that Whirr will support
> it in the near future.
>
> On Wed, Aug 3, 2011 at 5:43 PM, John Conwell <john@iamjohn.me> wrote:
>
>> One thing you might want to look at is the Apache Whirr project (which is
>> awesome by the way!).  It automagically handles spinning up a cluster of
>> resources on EC2 (or rackspace for that matter), installing and configuring
>> cassandra, and starting it.
>>
>> One thing to be aware of if you go this route.  By default in the yaml
>> file all data is written under the /var folder.  But on a server started by
>> Whirr, this folder only has something like 4gb.  Most of the  hard disk
>> space is under the /mnt folder.  So you'll either need to change what
>> folders are pointed to what drives (not sure if you can or not...I'm sure
>> you could), or change the yaml file to point the /mnt folder.
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Aug 3, 2011 at 6:28 AM, Eldad Yamin <eldad87@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi,
>>> Is there any manual or important notes I should know before I try to
>>> install Cassandra on EC2?
>>>
>>> Thanks!
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>>
>> Thanks,
>> John C
>>
>>
>

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