5. Deployment and Provisioning
Now that you have done a little development on the application and you have it working in a development environment, it’s time to think about what your production environment is going to look like. In this chapter, we are going to cover the different aspects of deploying Cassandra to production. This includes choosing a replication factor and a placement strategy and understanding the various partitioners available with Cassandra.
When creating your keyspace, you need to decide on a few things: your data center layout and your replication strategy. Your data center layout is part of a greater set of considerations that get bundled into the category of replication strategy. In short, you need to ...