Mac : Stop and Start Cassandra DB on Mac OSX

For Mac use below commands to stop and start Cassandra :

launchctl unload ~/Library/LaunchAgents/homebrew.mxcl.cassandra.plist
launchctl load ~/Library/LaunchAgents/homebrew.mxcl.cassandra.plist

Once cassandra is running you can validate that by opening query prompt using


  aseem’s Mac ✗$ cqlsh                                                                

Connected to Test Cluster at

[cqlsh 5.0.1 | Cassandra 2.2.0 | CQL spec 3.3.0 | Native protocol v4]

Use HELP for help.


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