Give the keyspace a name. Keyspace names should not contain spaces or special
characters or exceed the filename size limit of your operating system (for
example, 255 bytes on most Linux file systems). Keyspace names are case
Set the replica placement strategy. The replica placement strategy (along with
the cluster-configured snitch) determines how replicas are placed on nodes
throughout the cluster. Use one of three built-in replica placement strategies:
SimpleStrategy—Single data center, rack unaware
replica placement. This is the default strategy.
NetworkTopologyStrategy—Single or multiple data
center, rack aware replica placement. This is the recommended strategy.
OldNetworkTopologyStrategy—Two data centers
only, rack aware replica placement. This strategy is deprecated.
Choose how many total copies that you want of your keyspace data (replication
factor). The NetworkTopologyStrategy requires you to configure how many replicas
you want per data center. The data center name you enter should match the data
center name used by your cluster-configured snitch. Make sure to name the data
center(s) correctly according to your snitch configuration.
If you do not want to start defining column families within your new keyspace
right away, uncheck the I would like to create a Column