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Puppet module to install Apache Cassandra from the DataStax distribution


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Version information

  • 0.4.0 (latest)
  • 0.3.0
released Aug 21st 2013

Start using this module

  • r10k or Code Manager
  • Bolt
  • Manual installation
  • Direct download

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'gini-cassandra', '0.4.0'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add gini-cassandra
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install gini-cassandra --version 0.4.0

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gini/cassandra — version 0.4.0 Aug 21st 2013

Puppet Cassandra module (DSC)

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Install Apache Cassandra from the DataStax Community Edition.


Simple example:

class { 'cassandra':
  cluster_name => 'YourCassandraCluster',
  seeds        => [ '', '', '', ],

If you're running on Amazon EC2 (or a similar environment) you might want to set the broadcast_address an the endpoint_snitch accordingly.

class { 'cassandra':
  cluster_name      => 'YourEc2CassandraCluster',
  seeds             => [ '', '', '', ],
  listen_address    => $ec2_local_ipv4,
  broadcast_address => $ec2_public_ipv4,
  endpoint_snitch   => 'Ec2MultiRegionSnitch',

Supported Platforms

The module has been tested on the following operating systems. Testing and patches for other platforms are welcome.

  • Debian Linux 7.0 (Wheezy)


Please create bug reports and feature requests in GitHub issues.


Copyright (c) 2012-2013 smarchive GmbH, 2013 Gini GmbH

This script is licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0.