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Making Things Easier with Cassandra GUI 2.0

06.20.2012
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Cassandra GUI evolved from its first version and new version includes bug fixes and enhanced features.

 

New features.

  • Complete pagination for Row view of explorer
  • Search rows by their names. (Filtered on the fly as you type.)
  • Filtering non displayable data and label them with warnings.

 

Bug Fixes

  • Remote connection problem
  • Connect to Remote Cassandra server without restarting the server.

 

Start the Server

You can download the server here.
Extract the downloaded product and lets refer extracted folder as CARBON_HOME.

go to CARBON_HOME/bin and run sh wso2server.sh (linux) or
wso2server.bat

Log in to the admin console using https://localhost:9443/ default user name and password : admin, admin  

Following screen shots include a quick flow on how it works.


1) Click connect to cluster on right hand side panel. Give connection URL and credentials (if there is any) to connect.
eg: URL = localhost:9160,  or  10.100.3.234:
2) After a Successful connection you will be directed to keyspace listing page. Which will include Keyspaces and clickable column family names. Click on a Column Family to Explore data.



3) Row view Page. After clicking the column family you have landed in the row view page. It includes rows of your column family and a slice of column data as a summary.
You can search, paginate or change no of items to filter your data. Click "view more" to explore a single row.


4) Column family view page will list all the columns in a single row. You can filter the data with column name,value or time stamp. full numbered pagination is available. 
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