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From Richard Grossman <richie...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Running Cassandra as a Windows Service
Date Sun, 04 Jul 2010 10:37:01 GMT
Hello

Why not using Java Wrapper Service?
http://wrapper.tanukisoftware.org/doc/english/download.jsp
You can configure any java process as real windows services instead of batch
files

Richard

On Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 8:34 PM, Kochheiser,Todd W - TO-DITT1 <
twkochheiser@bpa.gov> wrote:

>  For various reasons I am required to deploy systems on Windows.  As such,
> I went looking for information on running Cassandra as a Windows service.
> I’ve read some of the user threads regarding running Cassandra as a Windows
> service, such as this one:
>
>         *
> http://www.mail-archive.com/user@cassandra.apache.org/msg01656.html*<http://www.mail-archive.com/user@cassandra.apache.org/msg01656.html>
>
> I also found the following JIRA issue:
>
>         *https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CASSANDRA-292*<https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CASSANDRA-292>
>
> As it didn’t look like anyone has contributed a formal solution and having
> some experience using Apache’s Procrun (*
> http://commons.apache.org/daemon/procrun.html*<http://commons.apache.org/daemon/procrun.html>),
> I decided to go ahead and write a batch script and a simple “WindowsService”
> class to accomplish the task.  The WindowsService class only makes calls to
> public methods in CassandraDeamon and is fairly simple.  In combination with
> the batch script, it is very easy to install and remove the service.  At
> this point, I’ve installed Cassandra as a Windows service on XP (32 bit),
> Windows 7 (64 bit) and Windows Server 2008 R1/R2 (64 bit).  It should work
> fine on other version of Windows (2K, 2K3).
>
> Questions:
>
>
>    1. Has anyone else already done this work?
>    2. If not, I wouldn’t mind sharing the code/script or contributing it
>    back to the project.  Is there any interest in this from the Cassandra dev
>    team or the user community?
>
>
> Ideally the WindowsService could be included in the distributed
> source/binary distributions (perhaps in a contrib area) as well as the batch
> script and associated procrun executables.  Or, perhaps it could be posted
> to a Cassandra community site (is there one?).
>
> Todd
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