Having some fun with Cassandra lately I wanted to figure out how to setup a working environment on the new Windows Azure VM roles, so I decided to give a try and install a Cassandra cluster on CentOS.

Although it’s on Ubuntu, the following article is a good guide that helped me to configure a Linux cluster: https://www.windowsazure.com/en-us/manage/linux/other-resources/how-to-run-cassandra-with-linux/

We create the 1st VM assigning a pem certificate in order to get access by ssh:

Create VM

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