Category archives for Windows 8

Cassandra on Windows 8 (without DataStax)

In addition to other OS Cassandra’s binaries, for Windows DataStax provides an MSI installation and the ability to run as a service. If you want the basic binaries to run on Windows (like in the getting started page –, follow these simple steps: Java – as a prerequisite – (make sure JAVA_HOME is set) Download the tarball […]

Enable Web Sockets support and IIS 8 on Windows 8

Like windows 7, Windows 8 comes with the whole potential of IIS features, like his “server brother” – server 2012. While windows servers are configured from “Add Roles and Features”, windows desktops IIS is configured through “Turn windows features on or off” Click the Windows button Type: Turn windows features on or off Navigate to: Internet […]

Neo4j windows 8 setup

I wanted to share some small issues I found during the simple setup and db-start actions of Neo4j over Windows 8 Download the windows community edition of Neo4j for Windows from here: If your extracting it to C:/ folder, like me, you’ll need to run the start batch file from a command line with admin […]