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Cassandra High Availability

By : Robbie Strickland
Book Image

Cassandra High Availability

By: Robbie Strickland

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (16 chapters)
Cassandra High Availability
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Setting up the environment

To get the most out of this chapter, you should prepare your development environment with the following prerequisites:

  • Java Development Kit (JDK) 1.7 for your platform, which can be obtained at

  • Integrated Development Environment (IDE) or any text editor of your choice.

  • Either a local Cassandra installation, or the ability to connect to a remote cluster.

  • The DataStax native Java driver for your Cassandra version. If you're using Maven for dependency management, add the following lines of code to your pom.xml file:


If you're using the 1.x driver, you may notice that it has a significant number of dependencies (compared to only four with the 2.x version). For this reason, you should...