I bet you are using cql commands in cassandra-cli.


If you are using cli, use instead:

create keyspace Excelsior with placement_strategy=’SimpleStrategy’ and strategy_options = [{replication_factor:1}]



From: cyril auburtin [mailto:cyril.auburtin@gmail.com]
Sent: Sunday, May 06, 2012 10:31 AM
To: user@cassandra.apache.org
Subject: creating keyspace with 1.1




I have just installed cassandra 1.1


 CREATE KEYSPACE Excelsior WITH strategy_class = 'SimpleStrategy' AND strategy_options:replication_factor = 1;


gives this error:


Syntax error at position 85: mismatched input ':' expecting '='


I've looked in changes but didn't found