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Sam R. Alapati, Expert Apache Cassandra Administration, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3126-5_4

4. Cassandra Data Modeling, and the Reading and Writing of Data

Sam R. Alapati

(1)Flower Mound, Texas, USA

Data modeling in Cassandra is different from traditional data modeling in a relational database in many ways. This chapter introduces you to the key aspects of Cassandra data modeling, wherein the queries you anticipate running in the database have a lot to do with how you structure your data inside tables.

Data modeling involves identifying the types of data (entities) you want to store in a Cassandra database and the relationships among those data entities.

The key to modeling data in a Cassandra database is to focus on ...

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