47degrees / sbt-embedded-cassandra   0.0.7

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Simple plugin for starting an embedded Cassandra instance from SBT

Scala versions: 2.12 2.10
sbt plugins: 1.0 0.13


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sbt-embedded-cassandra is an SBT plugin that allows to you to start an embedded Cassandra instance.

The goal of this project is to provide a way to add integration tests using Cassandra, supporting the latest versions and keeping the plugin simple as possible.


Add to plugins.sbt

addSbtPlugin("com.47deg" % "sbt-embedded-cassandra" % "0.0.7")

Start Cassandra from SBT

> embeddedCassandraStart


  • embeddedCassandraWorkingDirectorySetting: File: Output directory for Cassandra. target/Cassandra by default.

  • embeddedCassandraPropertiesSetting: Map[String, String]: Properties to replace in the cassandra.yml template. Internally, the plugin will add a new property to the map named workingDirectory with the value of the previous setting.

  • embeddedCassandraConfigFileSetting: Option[File]: Defines a custom template config file, None by default. When this setting is None it will use the following template from the resources

  • embeddedCassandraCQLFileSetting: Option[File]: Defines a CQL file with statements ended with ; that will be executed after starting the service.

Supported Cassandra version

Check the version of cassandra-all library currenly supported and take a look to the current issues to stay informed about latest improvements and limitations.

sbt-embedded-cassandra in the wild not found

If you wish to add your library here please consider a PR to include it.


sbt-embedded-cassandra is designed and developed by 47 Degrees

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