Has your data gotten huge, unwieldy and hard to manage with a traditional database? Is your data unstructured with an expanding list of attributes? Do you want to ensure your data is always available even with server crashes? Look beyond Hadoop - the Cassandra distributed database is the solution to your problems.
This course helps your set up a cluster with multiple nodes to distribute data across machines
Set up a cluster, keyspaces, column families and manage them
Run queries using the CQL command shell
Design primary keys and secondary indexes with partitioning and clustering considerations
Use the Cassandra Java driver to connect and run queries on the cluster
The basics of SQL and traditional relational databases
The basics of Java in order to use the Cassandra Java library
Who is this course intended for?
Engineers and analysts who understand traditional, relational databases and want to move to big data storage systems.
This course is not recommended for students who are just starting out understanding databases and have no prior experience with one.