Cassandra with Hadoop MapReduce

Cassandra provides built-in support for Hadoop. If you have ever written a MapReduce program, you will find out that writing a MapReduce task with Cassandra is quite similar to how one would write a MapReduce task for the data stored in HDFS. Cassandra supports input to Hadoop with ColumnFamilyInputFormat and output with the ColumnFamilyOutputFormat classes, respectively. Apart from these, you will need to put Cassandra-specific settings for Hadoop via ConfigHelper. These three classes are enough to get you started. Another class that might be worth looking at is BulkOutputFormat. All these classes are under the org.apache.cassandra.hadoop.* package.

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