On Tuesday, OpenShift Evangelist Shekhar Gulati published a tutorial for getting started with Cassandra on OpenShift. From the original post:
In this blog, we will be doing single node Cassandra installation. Please note that whole point of using Cassandra is fault tolerance and high availability, so single node installation is only good for a POC and getting your hands dirty with Cassandra. This blog is divided into two parts:
How to install Cassandra running on a DIY application and how you can use Cassandra as an embedded cartridge in a simple Java application.