Today before Ivan’s tutorial, he told me that in the 10.0.5 virtual machine images he created, he couldn’t find the Cassandra storage engine. I told him it had to be installed separately, and this is true – you have to install some engines separately!
When you do a yum install MariaDB-server MariaDB-client like the installation instructions tell you to do, you don’t get all storage engines (so running SHOW ENGINES might have you wondering what happened to a bunch of engines). This can easily be seen by doing a yum search MariaDB. On a CentOS 6.4 server with the MariaDB 10.0 repository configured, you should see the following:
MariaDB-cassandra-engine.x86_64 : MariaDB: a very fast and robust SQL database server MariaDB-client.x86_64 : MariaDB: a very fast and robust SQL database server MariaDB-common.x86_64 : MariaDB: a very fast and robust SQL …[Read more]