Cassandra for Developers

Cassandra is an open source distributed, fault-tolerant, horizontally scalable, non-relational database management system featuring very fast writes and simple fast reads.
Code: EAS-012
Duration: 16 hours

Description

Cassandra is an open source distributed, fault-tolerant, horizontally scalable, non-relational database management system featuring very fast writes and simple fast reads. It also has automatic data and node repair as well as SQL-like query language.

Our training deals with Cassandra core concepts, data modeling and using CQL for queries. Not to mention API-based and ORM-mediated data access from applications. We focus on the fundamentals of Cassandra 2.0+ architecture, conceptual, logical and physical data modeling. The course includes technical introductions to all areas needed to use Cassandra for building scalable Java applications.

Roadmap

  • Core Cassandra concepts
  • Cassandra local and cloud installation and configuring
  • Cassandra architecture, replication, eventual consistency
  • Write path, Hinted handoff
  • Read path, Read repair, Node repair
  • Compaction
  • Cassandra Data Model
  • Primary and partition keys
  • CQL: Cassandra Query Language
  • CQL data types, collections, nesting, expiring
  • CQL queries
  • Transactions
  • Query-driven data modeling
  • Data modeling best practices
  • Table and key design
  • Secondary Indexes
  • Java driver architecture
  • Basic Java API
  • ORMs for Cassandra

Objectives

  • Understand core Cassandra concepts and architecture
  • Design data models for Cassandra
  • Write CQL queries using basic types and collections
  • Access to Cassandra from Java programs
  • Learn about ORM-like libraries/frameworks for Cassandra

Target Audience

  • Developers
  • Architects
  • Database designers
  • Database administrators

Prerequisites

Basic Java programming skills. Unix/Linux shell familiarity. Experience with databases is optional.


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Bucharest €300
Krakow €300
Wroclaw €300

Invoices for the course will be issued in local currency. All fees above can change according to training location and delivery mode and are subject to change while scheduling. For individual participants the price is as displayed. For legal entities VAT is added to the displayed price.

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