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From Tyler Hobbs <ty...@datastax.com>
Subject Re: Migrating from mySQL to Cassandra
Date Mon, 04 Mar 2013 16:47:50 GMT
On Mon, Mar 4, 2013 at 5:08 AM, John Grogan <Vanguard@dir-uk.org> wrote:

>
> A quick question for you - I am completely new to noSQL databases and the
> architecture of Cassandra. So, I'm still way down the learning curve.
>
> I downloaded and installed the OpsCenter last night, but I first need to
> configure it. I want to install 2 nodes on my laptop and then start
> building some code around it to move my DB from mySQL. I've had a look at
> the DataStax website for some info on the very basics - setting up nodes,
> configuration etc, but couldn't see anything. Is there anything there that
> you can point me at? Or alternatively, any other sites that provide a good
> overview with examples?
>

This page should be helpful: http://www.datastax.com/docs/1.2/index

Steven's suggestion to use ccm to run a small cluster on your laptop is
also good; that's a very easy way to go.  If you go with ccm, there's a
little work that needs to be done with OpsCenter to get it working:
http://www.datastax.com/dev/blog/running-opscenter-with-a-local-development-cluster


>
> I see that Jonathan Ellis is in London Wednesday at the Cassandra group's
> talk so will try to drop by and say hello.
>

Cool, I hope the meetup goes well.

-- 
Tyler Hobbs
DataStax <http://datastax.com/>

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