Recommended production settings

Recommended settings for Linux platforms on DataStax Enterprise.

YAML and configuration properties

Information on how to configure DataStax Enterprise using the cassandra.yaml, dse.yaml,, and files.

Configure snitches for cloud providers

Set up Ec2Snitch, Ec2MultiRegionSnitch, GoogleCloudSnitch, or CloudstackSnitch.

Set system properties during startup

Modify DataStax Enterprise system properties from the startup command line or file.

Choose a compaction strategy

How to choose the best compaction strategy.

NodeSync service

Continuous background repair that virtually eliminates manual efforts to run repair operations in a DataStax cluster.

Use multiple network interfaces

Steps for configuring DataStax Enterprise for multiple network interfaces or when using different regions in cloud implementations.

Configure gossip settings

Using the cassandra.yaml file to configure gossip.

Configure the heap dump directory

Analyzing the heap dump file can help troubleshoot memory problems.

Configure Virtual Nodes

Topics about setting up and enabling virtual nodes (vnodes).

Log configuration

Topics about changing logging locations, setting logging levels, archiving logs, and CDC logging.

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