CHAPTER 9

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Cassandra: Administration and Monitoring

Database administration means managing a set of activities like ensuring database availability, managing security, tuning, and backups. The details of “administration,” however, have undergone significant change.

Prior to NoSQL world evolution, database administrators (DBAs) were considered to be one of the most critical members in the team. But with the rise in NoSQL’s popularity, administrative effort and the need for a dedicated team of database administrators have been reduced significantly. In Chapter 1 we discussed changing the gears from RDBMS to NoSQL world. Let’s revisit a few of those ...

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