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From Robert Coli <rc...@eventbrite.com>
Subject Re: What is the best way to install & upgrade Cassandra on Ubuntu ?
Date Thu, 26 Sep 2013 19:20:09 GMT
On Thu, Sep 26, 2013 at 12:05 PM, Ertio Lew <ertiop93@gmail.com> wrote:

> How do you install Cassandra on Ubuntu & later how do you upgrade the
> installation on the node when an update has arrived ? Do you simply
> download & replace the latest tar.gz, untar it to replace the older
> cassandra files? How do you do it ? How does this upgrade process differ
> for a major version upgrade, like say switching from 1.2 series to 2.0
> series ?
>

Use the deb packages. To upgrade, install the new package. Only upgrade a
single major version. and be sure to consult NEWS.txt for any upgrade
caveats.

Also be aware of this sub-optimal behavior of the debian packages :

https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CASSANDRA-2356

=Rob

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