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Apache Cassandra Essentials by Nitin Padalia

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Configuration files

Now, let's look at some key configuration files and the options that we can configure in them:

cassandra.yaml

The configuration files are as follows:

  • Cluster configurations

    cluster_name: This is the identification string for a logical cluster. All nodes in a cluster must have the same value for this configuration.

    Default value: The default value is Test Cluster.

    listen_address: The Cassandra node will bind to this address. The other nodes in the cluster can communicate with this node if it is set correctly; leaving it to default will cause a failure in this node's communication with other nodes as default value is loopback address localhost hence node will not be able to communicate with other nodes running on different machines. ...

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