Installing DataStax Enterprise on Debian-based systems
Install DataStax Enterprise and OpsCenter using APT repositories.
For a complete list of supported platforms, see DataStax Enterprise Supported Platforms.
- Aptitude Package Management (APT) application installed.
- Root or sudo access to the install machine.
- Latest version of Oracle Java SE Runtime Environment (JRE) 6 or 7. See Installing the Oracle JRE.
- Java Native Access (JNA) is required for production installations. See Installing the JNA.
Also see Recommended production settings.
The packaged releases create a cassandra user. When starting DataStax Enterprise as a service, the Cassandra and Hadoop tracker services run as this user. The service initialization script is located in /etc/init.d/dse. Run levels are not set by the package.
These steps install DataStax Enterprise. After installing, you must configure and start DataStax Enterprise.
In a terminal window:
Check which version of Java is installed:
$ java -versionUse the latest version of Oracle Java 6 or 7 on all nodes.
Add a DataStax repository file called
$ echo "deb http://username:email@example.com/enterprise stable main" | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list.d/datastax.sources.listwhere username and password are the DataStax account credentials from your registration confirmation email.
Add the DataStax repository key:
$ curl -L https://debian.datastax.com/debian/repo_key | sudo apt-key add -Note: If you have trouble adding the key, use http instead of https.
Install the packages:
$ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install dse-full ## Installs DataStax Enterprise and DataStax Agent. $ sudo apt-get install dse-full opscenter ## Installs both DataStax Enterprise, DataStax Agent, and OpsCenter.Note: Removing the datastax-agent package also removes the DataStax Enterprise package.
Comment out the following option from the
DataStax Enterprise is ready for configuration.