Apache Cassandra 1.1 Documentation

Configuration

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Like any modern server-based software, Cassandra has a number of configuration options to tune the system towards specific workloads and environments. Substantial efforts have been made to provide meaningful default configuration values, but given the inherently complex nature of distributed systems coupled with the wide variety of possible workloads, most production deployments will require some modifications of the default configuration.