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Cassandra Fundamentals

This hands-on learning series covers fundamental topics in Apache Cassandra™ that will help you to become a successful Cassandra developer. Whether you are just starting with Cassandra or continuing your journey, there are both beginner and more advanced topics to explore. Each concept is introduced and explained using practical and executable examples written in Cassandra Query Language (CQL).

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Learning Series Topics

Duration
approximately 4h

  • 01 Introduction to Apache Cassandra™
  • 02 Cassandra Query Language
  • 03 Keyspaces and Data Replication Strategies
  • 04 Tables with Single-Row Partitions
  • 05 Tables with Multi-Row Partitions
  • 06 Inserts, Updates, Deletes and Upserts
  • 07 Bulk Loading Large Datasets
  • 08 Queries
  • 09 Advanced Data Types
  • 10 Tunable Consistency and Consistency Levels
  • 11 Linearizable Consistency and Lightweight Transactions
  • 12 Atomicity and Batches
  • 13 Materialized Views
  • 14 Secondary Indexes

The Cassandra Fundamentals Coursework

The Cassandra Basics Coursework

Introduction to Apache Cassandra™

Learn about Cassandra benefits and install your first Cassandra NoSQL database instance

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Cassandra Query Language

Learn about the most essential data definition and data manipulation statements in Cassandra Query Language (CQL)

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Apache Cassandra™ Keyspaces and Data Replication Strategies

Learn how to create a keyspace and select a data replication strategy for a Cassandra NoSQL database

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Tables with Single-Row Partitions in Apache Cassandra™

Learn how to create tables that can only have one row per partition a Cassandra NoSQL database

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Tables with Multi-Row Partitions in Apache Cassandra™

Learn how to create tables that can have many rows per partition for a Cassandra NoSQL database

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Inserts, Updates, Deletes and Upserts in Apache Cassandra™

Learn how to insert, update, delete, and upsert data into tables in a Cassandra NoSQL database

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Bulk Loading Large Datasets into Apache Cassandra™

Learn how to use the DSBulk utility to load data from CSV files into Cassandra NoSQL database tables

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Queries in Apache Cassandra™

Learn how to retrieve data from Cassandra NoSQL database tables

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Using Advanced Data Types in Apache Cassandra™

Learn about universally unique identifiers (UUIDs), collections, tuples, user-defined types (UDTs) and counters

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Tunable Consistency in Apache Cassandra™ and Consistency Levels

Learn how to choose consistency levels for read and write operations in a Cassandra NoSQL database

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Linearizable Consistency and Lightweight Transactions in Apache Cassandra™

Learn how and when to use lightweight transactions in a Cassandra NoSQL database

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Atomicity and Batches in Apache Cassandra™

Learn how and when to use atomic batches in a Cassandra NoSQL database

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Materialized Views in Apache Cassandra™

Learn how and when to use materialized views in a Cassandra NoSQL database

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Using Secondary Indexes in Apache Cassandra™

Learn about secondary indexes (2i) and SSTable-attached secondary indexes (SASI) in Cassandra NoSQL database

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