In this tutorial, Jon Haddad, Apache Cassandra Evangelist at DataStax, will discuss a variety of tools built for monitoring and maintaining DataStax Enterprise or Apache Cassandra. In addition, Jon will cover specific tips & tricks to be aware of during setup and while diagnosing problems found in your production deployment.

In this video, we'll be reviewing the basic options available when setting up your Apache Cassandra™ or DataStax Enterprise cluster storage, what factors will influence your decision, and put them into context so that you arrive at the right configuration for your cluster. Finally, we'll look into some OS tuning parameters to be aware of when deploying SSD's.