Starting DataStax Distribution of Apache Cassandra

Steps for starting the DataStax Distribution of Apache Cassandra.

Steps for starting the DataStax Distribution of Apache Cassandra™.

  1. From the install directory, start the node:
    cd installation_location
    bin/dse cassandra
  2. To check that the node is up and running, from the install directory:
    bin/nodetool status

    The nodetool command shows the node type and the status. For a node running in a normal state (UN) with virtual nodes (vnodes) enabled shows:

    Datacenter: Cassandra
    =====================
    Status=Up/Down
    |/ State=Normal/Leaving/Joining/Moving
    --  Address    Load       Tokens  Owns    Host ID                               Rack
    UN  127.0.0.1  82.43 KB   128     ?       40725dc8-7843-43ae-9c98-7c532b1f517e  rack1