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Cassandra Data Modeling and Analysis by C.Y. Kan

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System design

In this section, we will select the appropriate software for various system components.

The operating system

When considering the implementation, the first fundamental choice is the operating system. The single most important constraint is that it must be supported by Cassandra. For this book, I have selected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit Version, which can be obtained at the official Ubuntu website, http://www.ubuntu.com/. You should be able to painlessly set up your Linux box by following the verbose installation instructions.

However, it is entirely up to you to use any other operating systems, supported by Cassandra, such as Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X. Please follow the respective operating system installation instructions to set ...

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