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Apache Cassandra Tutorial

A professionally created, self-study video training course
Includes 8 hours of easy to follow Apache Cassandra video tutorials presented by an industry expert.
The training is delivered to your desktop allowing you to learn at a time that suits you and at your own pace.
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  • Tutor: Ruth Stryker
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Video lessons: 123
  • Product code: 01986
  • In stock: YES
  • Available on: Digital Download
  • Work files included: YES
  • Works on: MS Windows PC & Mac
  • Date Released: 29th September 2014
In this Apache Cassandra training course, expert author Ruth Stryker teaches you the basics of working with Cassandra. This course is designed for the absolute beginner, meaning no experience with Cassandra is required. Experience with databases, SQL, and programming is recommended.

You will start by learning how to install Cassandra, and then move onto understanding ways to communicate with Cassandra. From there, Ruth will teach you how to create a database, create a table, and insert and model data. This video tutorial will also cover creating an application, updating and deleting data, selecting hardware, and adding nodes to a cluster. You will also learn how to monitor a cluster, repair and remove nodes, and redefine a cluster.

Once you have completed this video based training course, you will have a solid understanding of Cassandra, and be able to use Cassandra for your own development projects. Working files are included, allowing you to follow along with the author throughout the lessons.
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Communicating With Cassandra
Understanding Ways To Communicate With Cassandra
Using Cqlsh
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Creating A Database
Understanding A Cassandra Database
Defining A Keyspace
Deleting A Keyspace
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Lab: Create A Second Database

Creating A Table
Creating A Table
Defining Columns And Data Types
Defining A Primary Key
Recognizing A Partition Key
Specifying A Descending Clustering Order
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Lab: Create A Second Table

Inserting Data
Understanding Ways To Write Data
Using The INSERT INTO Command
Using The COPY Command
How Data Is Stored In Cassandra
How Data Is Stored On Disk
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Lab: Insert Data

Modeling Data
Understanding Data Modeling In Cassandra
Using A WHERE Clause
Understanding Secondary Indexes
Creating A Secondary Index
Defining A Composite Partition Key
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Creating An Application
Understanding Cassandra Drivers
Exploring The DataStax Java Driver
Setting Up A Development Environment
Creating An Application Page
Acquiring The DataStax Java Driver Files
Getting The DataStax Java Driver Files Through Maven
Providing The DataStax Java Driver Files Manually
Connecting To A Cassandra Cluster
Executing A Query
Displaying Query Results - Part 1
Displaying Query Results - Part 2
Using An MVC Pattern
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Lab: Create A Second Application - Part 1
Lab: Create A Second Application - Part 2
Lab: Create A Second Application - Part 3

Updating And Deleting Data
Updating Data
Understanding How Updating Works
Deleting Data
Understanding Tombstones
Using TTLs
Updating A TTL
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Lab: Update And Delete Data

Selecting Hardware
Understanding Hardware Choices
Understanding RAM And CPU Recommendations
Selecting Storage
Deploying In The Cloud
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Adding Nodes To A Cluster
Understanding Cassandra Nodes
Having A Network Connection - Part 1
Having A Network Connection - Part 2
Having A Network Connection - Part 3
Specifying The IP Address Of A Node In Cassandra
Specifying Seed Nodes
Bootstrapping A Node
Cleaning Up A Node
Using cassandra-stress
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Lab: Add A Third Node

Monitoring A Cluster
Understanding Cassandra Monitoring Tools
Using Nodetool
Using JConsole
Learning About OpsCenter
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Repairing Nodes
Understanding Repair
Repairing Nodes
Understanding Consistency - Part 1
Understanding Consistency - Part 2
Understanding Hinted Handoff
Understanding Read Repair
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Lab: Repair Nodes For A Keyspace

Removing A Node
Understanding Removing A Node
Decommissioning A Node
Putting A Node Back Into Service
Removing A Dead Node
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Lab: Put A Node Back Into Service

Redefining A Cluster For Multiple Data Centers
Redefining For Multiple Data Centers - Part 1
Redefining For Multiple Data Centers - Part 2
Changing Snitch Type
Modifying cassandra-rackdc.properties
Changing Replication Strategy - Part 1
Changing Replication Strategy - Part 2
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Resources For Further Learning
Accessing Documentation
Reading Blogs And Books
Watching Video Recordings
Posting Questions
Attending Events
Wrap Up
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