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Added a note about making sure to be running Java's JRE 6 for Cassandra since it makes a huge difference in performance.
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@@ -8,7 +8,6 @@ Getting Help
You can get help with FluentCassandra by asking questions or starting a discussion on our group.
Installing Cassandra
@@ -21,6 +20,8 @@ Taken from the "[Cassandra Jump Start For Windows](
JAVA_HOME (To the directory where you install the JRE, this should not be the bin directory)
CASSANDRA_HOME (To the directory you extracted the files to in step 1)
+ *Please note that you are going to want to be running Java JRE 6 for running Cassandra.*
4. Modify your Cassandra config file as you like and don't forget to update the directory locations from a UNIX like path to something on your windows directory (in my example the config file is located at c:\development\cassandra\conf\storage-conf.xml)
5. Open cmd and run the cassandra.bat file (in my example the batch file is located at c:\development\cassandra\bin\cassandra.bat)

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