Learn Apache Cassandra in Just 2 Hours

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This Apache Cassandra training course teaches you to work with Cassandra. This course is intended for complete Cassandra novices.

This course covers the Cassandra architecture in detail, including replication, consistency, gossip protocol, write paths, read paths, Cassandra storage. and compaction. Once you have completed this video-based training course, you will have a solid understanding of Cassandra.

What You Will Learn

  • What Cassandra is
  • How to install Cassandra
  • Understand the Cassandra data model with some hands-on exercise that will teach you how to create a keyspace, create a table, and insert and read data.
  • Different data types in Cassandra (with exercises)
  • Master partition and clustering keys and understand how data is distributed across nodes in a cluster. (We cover the Cassandra Architecture in detail, including replication, consistency, the gossip protocol, write paths, read paths, Cassandra storage, and compaction)
  • Understand Cassandra configuration files
  • Working with node tools to manage clusters
  • Integrate with the Cassandra Java driver to write and run Cassandra from Java programs.
  • Integrate Spark with Cassandra to perform analytics.


This course is designed for beginners who want to master the NoSQL database: Apache Cassandra.

About The Author

Navdeep Kaur: Navdeep Kaur - Technical Trainer

Navdeep Kaur is a big data professionals with 11 years of industry experience in different technologies and domains. She has a keen interest in providing training in new technologies. She has received CCA175 Hadoop and Spark developer certification and AWS solution architect certification. She loves guiding people and helping them achieves new goals.

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Product information

  • Title: Learn Apache Cassandra in Just 2 Hours
  • Author(s): Navdeep Kaur
  • Release date: July 2019
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781839211454