Starting Cassandra as a service
Start the Cassandra Java server process for packaged installations.
Startup scripts are provided in /etc/init.d. The service runs as the cassandra user.
You must have root or sudo permissions to start Cassandra as a service.
$ sudo service cassandra startOn Enterprise Linux systems, the Cassandra service runs as a java process. On Debian systems, the Cassandra service runs as a jsvc process.