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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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In this learning unit, you will:

  • Understand how lightweight transactions enforce linearizable consistency
  • Use CQL statements INSERTUPDATE and DELETE with IF clauses
  • Explore several examples of using lightweight transactions
  • Learn when to use lightweight transactions in production

Time to Complete

20 minutes

Difficulty

Intermediate

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