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From Daniel Chia <danc...@coursera.org>
Subject Re: What is the best way to install & upgrade Cassandra on Ubuntu ?
Date Thu, 03 Oct 2013 23:04:30 GMT
Opscenter is a separate package:
http://www.datastax.com/documentation/opscenter/3.2/webhelp/index.html?pagename=docs&version=opscenter&file=index#opsc/install/opscInstallDeb_t.html

Thanks,
Daniel


On Tue, Oct 1, 2013 at 8:11 PM, Aaron Morton <aaron@thelastpickle.com>wrote:

> Does DSC include other things like Opscenter by default ?
>
> Not sure, I've normally installed it with an existing cluster.
>
> Would it be possible to remove any of these installations but keeping the
> data intact & easily switch to the another, I mean switching from DSC
> package to apache one or vice versa ?
>
> Yes.
> Same code, same data.
>
> A
>
>  -----------------
> Aaron Morton
> New Zealand
> @aaronmorton
>
> Co-Founder & Principal Consultant
> Apache Cassandra Consulting
> http://www.thelastpickle.com
>
> On 30/09/2013, at 9:58 PM, Ertio Lew <ertiop93@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Thanks Aaron!
>
> Does DSC include other things like Opscenter by default ? I installed DSC
> on linux, but Opscenter wasn't installed there but when tried on Windows it
> was installed along with JRE & python, using the windows installer.
>
> Would it be possible to remove any of these installations but keeping the
> data intact & easily switch to the another, I mean switching from DSC
> package to apache one or vice versa ?
>
>
> On Mon, Sep 30, 2013 at 1:10 PM, Aaron Morton <aaron@thelastpickle.com>wrote:
>
>> I am not sure if I should use datastax's DSC or official Debian packages
>> from Cassandra. How do I choose between them for a production server ?
>>
>> They are technically the same.
>> The DSC update will come out a little after the Apache release, and I
>> _think_ they release for every Apache release.
>>
>>  1.  when I upgrade to a newer version, would that retain my previous
>> configurations so that I don't need to configure everything again ?
>>
>> Yes if you select that when doing the package install.
>>
>> 2.  would that smoothly replace the previous installation by itself ?
>>>
>>
>>> Yes
>>>
>>
>> 3.  what's the way (kindly, if you can tell the command) to upgrade ?
>>>
>>
>>>
>> http://www.datastax.com/documentation/cassandra/2.0/webhelp/index.html#upgrade/upgradeC_c.html#concept_ds_yqj_5xr_ck
>>
>> 4. when should I prefer datastax's dsc to that ? (I need to install for
>>> production env.)
>>>
>> Above
>>
>> Hope that helps.
>>
>>
>>  -----------------
>> Aaron Morton
>> New Zealand
>> @aaronmorton
>>
>> Co-Founder & Principal Consultant
>> Apache Cassandra Consulting
>> http://www.thelastpickle.com
>>
>> On 27/09/2013, at 11:01 PM, Ertio Lew <ertiop93@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> I am not sure if I should use datastax's DSC or official Debian packages
>> from Cassandra. How do I choose between them for a production server ?
>>
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Sep 27, 2013 at 11:02 AM, Ertio Lew <ertiop93@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>>  Could you please clarify that:
>>> 1.  when I upgrade to a newer version, would that retain my previous
>>> configurations so that I don't need to configure everything again ?
>>> 2.  would that smoothly replace the previous installation by itself ?
>>> 3.  what's the way (kindly, if you can tell the command) to upgrade ?
>>> 4. when should I prefer datastax's dsc to that ? (I need to install for
>>> production env.)
>>>
>>>
>>> On Fri, Sep 27, 2013 at 12:50 AM, Robert Coli <rcoli@eventbrite.com>wrote:
>>>
>>>> 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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