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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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In this learning unit, you will:

  • Understand the purpose and use cases of secondary indexes
  • Recognize the differences between 2i and SASI
  • Use CQL statements CREATE INDEX and CREATE CUSTOM INDEX
  • Explore several examples of using secondary indexes
  • Learn about limitations of secondary indexes

Time to Complete

20

Difficulty

Intermediate

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