Packt video courses are designed to cover the breadth of the topic in short, hands-on, task-based videos. Each course is divided into short manageable sections, so you can watch the whole thing or jump to the bit you need. The focus is on practical instructions and screencasts showing you how to get the job done.This course is a step-by-step tutorial that starts from the basics of Cassandra architecture and progresses on to setting up a Java development environment with a single-node cluster that will then be migrated to a two-node production cluster.If you are a beginner to intermediate level architect, developer, or anybody who is interested in developing applications with Cassandra, this is the course for you. All you need to start this course is an understanding of basic Linux commands and general knowledge of Java. Previous experience with Cassandra is helpful but not essential.