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Install DataStax Ops Center EC2

DataStax Ops Center EC2 multi region setup, with 2 nodes in us-east-1 and 2 in us-west-1 Ops center is installed on a separate ec2 instance, and can see the cluster, but I cannot get the agents ...
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Cannot generate cluster reports in OpsCenter.

I cannot generate a cluster report in OpsCenter. The server and clients are running on CentOS 5.9, 64bit. Software versions: opscenter-3.2.2-1 opscenter-agent-3.2.2-1 Here is the error reported ...
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Cassandra: Exception Connecting to 127.0.0.1/9160. Reason: Connection refused?

I have installed the Cassandra 1.2.9 into my vps server which is having CentOs. I have Installed it successfully. when i run the sh cassandra-cli, i got the error message ...
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Apache Cassandra Split Brain

First of all, apologies if this has been asked before, I cannot find an answer on Google or StackExchange. Is it possible to put Apache Cassandra into a split-brain scenario where a network ...
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DataStax Enterprise server won't start: dse dead but pid file exists

When I launch it with sudo /etc/init.d/dse start it seems to work. It returns: Starting DSE daemon dse DSE daemon starting with Hadoop and Solr disabled (edit /etc/default/dse to enable) But when I ...
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“Cannot bind to port” enabling Cassandra client encryption

I'm running Cassandra 1.2 with a three-node cluster, on Debian 7. The cluster is working fine. But I want to enable encryption for clients, as documented here: ...
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Rsyncable Snappy?

I have some massive Cassandra clusters that I'm maintaining on EC2. Backups offsite take a long time as the snapshots have to be tar-ed and gzip-ed and pushed over the network from the EC2 instance ...
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Cassandra - Ubuntu Server Connect locally but no when connect remotely [closed]

I have a problem when I want to connect to Cassandra remotely I run it on ubuntu server and can connect to it through cassandra-cli connect localhost/9160 But when I connect remotely I have an ...
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I'm moving nodes around on a Cassandra cluster, and seeing “Back pressure disabled!” in the logs

I'm moving nodes around on a Cassandra cluster, and seeing Back pressure disabled! in the log. I'm also seeing (around a minute earlier) Back pressure enabled with average index queue size: 1106. ...
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Is Elastic Workload Re-provisioning still possible with DataStax Enterprise 3.1?

In the documentation of DataStax Enterprise (DSE) 2.0 there is a chapter about "Elastic Workload Re-provisioning" (http://www.datastax.com/docs/datastax_enterprise2.0/workload_reprovisioning) but it ...
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Connecting to Cassandra Cluster

I'm just getting started with Cassandra and had a few questions. I'm going to be deploying a 4 node cluster on AWS as per the DataStax documentation ...
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What is the best way for store images of website? [closed]

We are using cassandra database for store website information, but we are not sure how to save images. We can store them in cassandra, but we can also allocate a server for storing images. ...
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Use Amazon SNS to send nagios alerts

Is there any way by which I can send nagios alerts to Amazon SNS ? I have tried with following steps, but its giving me this error in the Nagios log file: Jul 12 11:38:23 ip-10-134-13-204 nagios3: ...
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Opening ports in EC2

I have an ec2 instance. I have opened a port in the security group for cassandra (9160) and have cassandra listening on it. If I use nmap on the instance, that port does not show up, and I cannot ...
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Diskless Cassandra nodes?

Would it be at all feasible to use diskless nodes for cassandra? Im imagining a setup with one 'master node' that had all the appropriate software, disks, etc and the rest would PXE boot. The setup ...
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Taking Cassandra Backups

We currently have 12 nodes running in our Cassandra cluster. Ultimately even if a couple of the nodes go down, we're still up and running. The paranoia in me would like to do at least one backup a day ...
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My application server can't connect to my DB Cassandra server

I have two servers. One has PHPCassa with a small app, the second has Cassandra install. Here is the error I get: An attempt was made to connect to every server twice, but all attempts failed. The ...
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Do I need to install Thrift on both my servers (Application/DB)?

Here is my situation. I have two servers. One as all my applications (PHP), the second as Cassandra DB with Solr (Solandra), and OpsCenter. I am using PHP on my application server to access my ...
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Uneven cassandra load

I have a 10 node ring & all the nodes seem to share about the same amount of data except one is considerably less does anyone have ideas? Rack Status State Load Owns ...
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Uneven Cassandra load

Should a three node Cassandra cluster with a replication factor of 3 have the same load value for all three nodes? We are using a random partitioner and NetworkTopologyStrategy. Nodetool ring shows ...
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Cassandra - hardware planning

Briefly: if I have 5 Tb of data and want to deploy this on 5 cassandra servers - does each machine need to have 5 Tb of disk space for data (not counting log space)? From the docs it sounds like at ...
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DB Migration switching from MySQL [closed]

I currently have a massive MySQL Data but would like to move over to Cassandra nosql. How hard of a move over would this be? I've not found any examples yet on this being done. It is possible right.
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How to choose NoSQL database engine?

We have a database with following specs: 30k records, 7mb in size 20 inserts/second 1000 updates/second 1000 range selects/second, by secondary index, approx 10 rows each needs at least one ...
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Dynamically changing one-node Cassandra cluster to two nodes

So I have an application that will be very dormant most of the time but will need high-bursting a few days out of the month. Since we are deploying on EC2 I would like to keep only one Cassandra ...
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startup cassandra layout

We've got a relatively low-traffic site (~1K pageviews/day) hosted on a single server, and expect it to grow significantly over the next few years. I'm thinking of moving over to Rackspace ...
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Unclosed TCP connections in CLOSE_WAIT for various processes

I have cluster of several machines connected on 10GBE network (NICs are Intel 82599EB 10GBE SFI/SFP+) running under Debian 6.0 and faced with problem of hung up TCP connections in CLOSE_WAIT state. I ...
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Configuring Cassandra for consistency across multiple datacenters

Currently we run a 4-node Cassandra ring in each of two datacenters. We would like to rebuild them into a single 8-node ring. All else being equal we would really like to have consistent reads, so we ...
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How to find date/time used by Cassandra

Earlier this morning I noticed that one of the nodes in our Cassandra cluster is writing logs an hour in the future, despite the date/time being correct on the OS. A couple of other nodes I checked ...
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Reconfiguring data directories in an existing Cassandra node

I'm currently running a very simple single-node Cassandra box with the data files on a single disk. I'm about to add a couple of SSDs to the box and intend to add each SSD as another data directory to ...
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How to build snappy-java under FreeBSD 8.1? (build error)

I'm trying to build snappy-java for FreeBSD 8.1 to use it with cassandra (can't enable columns compression without it). Trying to build it from source and getting an error: $ hg clone ...
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How do I automatically add Cassandra nodes to Windows DNS?

I'm working on building a new Cassandra cluster and I'd like to create a DNS record that will hold the IP addresses of all of the nodes. I build all of my servers in the cloud and they automatically ...
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How to find causes for the casandra killing frequently?

Installed the cassandra 0.8 in centos linux system with 1GB ram. Within an hour after starting the cassandra, it is dying frequently. Also, i can say java is also killing , which is necessary for ...
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Many concurrent Cassandra database connections thru SSH tunnel

I have an application that uses the PyCassa Cassandra client to open many concurrent connections to a Cassandra server. When I run the client application locally on the database server, it works. ...
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Cassandra, very long row (over 800.000 columns), row cache and manual repair

I seemed to have hit quite interesting problem recently while investigating my previous problem -- One ColumnFamily places data on only 3 out of 4 nodes We had a very long row with over 800.000 ...
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Unable to compile thrift on ubuntu

I am trying to install cassandra and thrift in my PC. I have successfully installed cassandra. But while making (using "make" command) thrift I am getting the error below: ............... ...
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One ColumnFamily places data on only 3 out of 4 nodes

I have posted this on cassandra-user mailing list however didn't get any responses just yet and I was wondering whether someone here on serverfault.com will have any ideas. I seem to have came across ...
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Cassandra-cli could not connect to localhost

I have installed cassandra 1.0.1 stable binary in ubuntu server 11.10 amd64. But, when i try to connect using cassandra-cli with: [default@unknown] connect localhost/9160 The system always ...
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cassandra node discovery

I just set up a 3 node system with ip addresses "192.168.0.101", "192.168.0.102", "192.168.0.103". I have set the seeds value on the configuration of all three machines as seeds: ...
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Processing pre-existing log files with Flume

I have a large set of log files that I need to extract data from. Is it possible to use Flume to read these files and dump them into an HDFS (Cassandra, or another data source) which I can then ...
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Cassandra: capacity planning [duplicate]

Im investigating moving some large DBs from MySQL to Cassandra and Im trying to figure out how to plan the cluster. Historically, one would just buy disks to contain the relevant data but Im not clear ...
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Can't upgrade my Ubuntu server, it gets stuck on openjdk-6-jre-headless

I am using Ubuntu Server. When I do: apt-get upgrade it gets stuck on: Setting up openjdk-6-jre-headless (6b20-1.9.7-0ubuntu1) ... Why? And what can I do to stop it? I tried removing it with ...
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Cannot connect to my Cassandra

My Cassandra used to work with no problems. I was able to connect with no problems but now for some reason it doesn't work anymore. [default@unknown] connect localhost/9160; Exception connecting to ...
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introduce latency between ec2 instances

I have a 2nodes Cassandra ring on ec2 (10.96.31.143, 10.254.94.177) in the same zone (east-1). How can I introduce a 3 seconds delay for all cassandra-related network communications between them? I ...
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Installing Thrift with Solandra

I am trying to install Thrift with Solandra. Normally when I just want to install Thrift with Cassandra, I followed this tutorial: https://wiki.fourkitchens.com/display/PF/Using+Cassandra+with+PHP ...
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What is the best solution for backing up data in Cassandra? [closed]

What is the best solution for backing up data in Cassandra?
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IP address resolution in Cassandra MultiDC setup

We have a scenario for which we are considering using apache Cassandra for deployment for our data storage needs.The setup is to be spread across multiple data centers in different regions(physical ...
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Unable to connect to cassandra when using the AllowAllAuthenticator

I installed cassandra on a VM running Ubuntu Server 10.10. cassandra login failure with org.apache.cassandra.auth.AllowAllAuthenticator but I always receive the following error message: Login ...
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CentOS open port 7000 [RESOLVED]

I have two boxes one ubuntu v10.10 (IP: 192.168.12.128) and another centos v5.5 (IP: 192.168.12.131) I m able to ping centos from ubuntu box and vice versa. When I telnet UBUNTUIP using port 7000 ...
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How to achieve zero down time

For an application we want to achieve zero database and application down time using Active Active configuration. Our dB is Oracle Following are my questions: How can we achieve active active ...
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Cassandra on Linode: Dark magic isn't working

Yes, I realize I'm crossing the streams by running Cassandra on Linode. Yes, I know it would be better to run it on Rackspace or Amazon, but that's immaterial right now. Basically, I've got a Private ...