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Sam R. Alapati, Expert Apache Cassandra Administration, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3126-5_6

6. Introduction to the Cassandra Query Language

Sam R. Alapati

(1)Flower Mound, Texas, USA

This chapter provides a quick summary of the Cassandra Query Language (CQL).

Understanding how to perform various types of DML (data manipulation language ) operations such as selecting, inserting, and updating data is critical, and you’ll learn the intricacies of Cassandra’s DML operations. Understanding DDL operations such as creating and removing objects is important, and this chapter explains how to perform various types of DDL operations.

The chapter shows you how to create structures such as keyspaces and tables. You’ll learn how to ...

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