Introduction to Apache Cassandra

This course will introduce Cassandra –a popular NoSQL database. It will cover Cassandra principles, architecture, and data models. Students will learn data modeling in CQL (Cassandra Query Language) by participating in interactive, hands-on labs. This session also discusses Cassandra internals as well as some admin topics.
Class participants should be comfortable with Java programming language and comfortable in the Linux environment (i.e., navigating command line, editing files with vi / nano).
3 Days/Lecture & Lab
Introduction to Big Data / NoSQL
  • Cassandra Basics
  • Data Modeling (Part One)
  • Data Modeling (Part Two)
  • Data Modeling Labs – Group Design Session
  • Cassandra Drivers
  • Cassandra Internals
  • Administration
  • Bonus Lab (If Time Permits)

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