Initializing a DataStax Enterprise cluster

Initializing a DataStax Enterprise (DSE) cluster includes configuring, and choosing how the data is divided across the nodes in the cluster.

cassandra-rackdc.properties

The location of the cassandra-rackdc.properties file depends on the type of installation:
Package installations /etc/dse/cassandra/cassandra-rackdc.properties
Tarball installations installation_location/resources/cassandra/conf/cassandra-rackdc.properties

Complete the following tasks before initializing a DSE cluster.