Starting Cassandra as a stand-alone process 

Start the Cassandra Java server process for tarball installations.

Start the Cassandra Java server process for tarball installations.

Procedure

On initial start-up, each node must be started one at a time, starting with your seed nodes.

  • To start Cassandra in the background:
    $ cd install_location 
    $ bin/cassandra
  • To start Cassandra in the foreground:
    $ cd install_location
    $ bin/cassandra -f