Spring is a powerful ecosystem for building applications in Java and other JVM-based languages, providing a flexible, modular architecture that allows you to bring in exactly the capabilities you need. We’ve seen many teams have success delivering Spring-based microservices using Cassandra. Check out these best practices and learning exercises.Get Started
Spring Boot is the glue that holds a Spring application or microservice together, providing dependency management and wiring together the various Spring modules that you’ve selected. For example, you can build a service that exposes a RESTful API via HTTP using Spring Web, and implement the operations on the API using the DataStax Java Driver. It’s simple to configure the driver using environment variables or configuration files to connect to your Cassandra cluster, whether it’s open source, DataStax Enterprise, or DataStax Astra.Next concept: Accessing Cassandra through Spring Data
Spring Data abstracts the details of interacting directly with database drivers, allowing you instead to interact with Data Access Objects (DAOs) which you annotate with desired persistence options. For simple Cassandra database access, use Spring Data Cassandra. If you want a reactive app, Spring Data Cassandra Reactive is also available.Next concept: Starting your Spring Project
Are you ready to try it out? This hands-on learning exercise walks you through standing up a Reactive version of the Spring Pet Clinic example.
Check out this example of Spring Data Cassandra REST API using DataStax Astra.Download now
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See the docs on the modern, feature-rich and highly tunable Java client library for Cassandra.See The Docs