O'Reilly logo

Apache Cassandra Essentials by Nitin Padalia

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

The installation layout

The tarball installation layout is different from RPM or Debian packages. Let's see how they differ.

The directory layout in tarball installations

The following table shows the list of directories and their description:

Directory

Description

bin

This directory contains the startup scripts to launch the Cassandra server, the cqlsh prompt, and utility tools such as nodetool.

conf

This directory is the home of configuration files, including cassandra.yaml.

lib

This directory is Cassandra's Java dependency folder.

pylib

This directory contains Python libraries for cqlsh.

tools

Stress testing tools like cassandra-stress and other tools for example, sstable2json: which could be used to convert SSTables to JSON for debugging ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required