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About this Course

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Version covered: Apache Cassandra 2.x

Course duration: 8 hours

DS201 teaches you the core technology at the heart of Apache Cassandra™ and DataStax Enterprise deployments. You’ll learn how to install and configure an Apache Cassandra instance, the basics of data modeling, read/write paths, internal architecture, tools, and more.

 

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Introduction
Introduction: Big Data Log in to View
Introduction: What is Cassandra? Log in to View
Introduction: Use Cases Log in to View
Installation: Prepare the Operating System Log in to View
Installation: Install a Cassandra Distribution Log in to View
Installation: Configure Log in to View
Installation: Configure (Demo) Log in to View
Installation: Start and Stop Cassandra Log in to View
Installation: Start and Stop Cassandra (Demo) Log in to View
Installation: Summary and Review Log in to View
Tools: Nodetool Log in to View
Tools: Nodetool (Demo) Log in to View
Tools: cqlsh Log in to View
Tools: cqlsh (Demo) Log in to View
Tools: Cassandra Stress (Demo) Log in to View
Tools: Additional Tools Log in to View
Tools: CCM Log in to View
Tools: CCM (Demo) Log in to View
Internal Architecture: Request Coordination Log in to View
Internal Architecture: Replication Log in to View
Internal Architecture: Consistency Level Log in to View
Internal Architecture: Replication and Consistency (Demo) Log in to View
Internal Architecture: Anti Entropy Operations Log in to View
Internal Architecture: How Nodes Communicate (Gossip) Log in to View
Internal Architecture: How Nodes Communicate Gossip (Demo) Log in to View
Internal Architecture: System Keyspace Log in to View
Internal Architecture: System Keyspace (Demo) Log in to View
Internal Architecture: Summary and Review Log in to View
Data Model and CQL: Introduction Log in to View
Data Model and CQL: Cassandra Data Model CQL (Demo) Log in to View
Data Model and CQL: Distribution and Replication (Demo) Log in to View
Data Model and CQL: Fast Read Performance (Demo) Log in to View
Data Model and CQL: Fast Scalable Writes (Demo) Log in to View
Data Model and CQL: Column Families Log in to View
Data Model and CQL: CF to CQL Log in to View
Data Model and CQL: CQL DDL Log in to View
Data Model and CQL: Clustering Order By Log in to View
Data Model and CQL: Secondary Index Log in to View
Data Model and CQL: UUID, Timestamp, Counter Log in to View
Data Model and CQL: Collections, UDT, Tuple Log in to View
Data Model and CQL: DevCenter Log in to View
Data Model and CQL: INSERT, UPDATE, DELETE, TTL, LWT, Upsert Log in to View
Data Model and CQL: INSERT, UPDATE, DELETE, TTL, LWT, Upsert (Demo) Log in to View
Data Model and CQL: Counter, Collection, UDT, Tuple Log in to View
Data Model and CQL: Counters (Demo) Log in to View
Data Model and CQL: Batch Log in to View
Data Model and CQL: SELECT Log in to View
Data Model and CQL: Allow Filtering and Secondary Indexes (Demo) Log in to View
Data Model and CQL: Order By and Functions Log in to View
Data Model and CQL: Data Modeling Introduction Log in to View
Data Model and CQL: Summary and Review Log in to View
Write Path: Cassandra Write Path Log in to View
Write Path: Write Path Log in to View
Write Path: Data Directories Log in to View
Write Path: Data Directories and Flush (Demo) Log in to View
Write Path: Summary and Review Log in to View
Read Path: Cassandra Read Path Log in to View
Read Path: CQL Tracing Log in to View
Read Path: Caches Log in to View
Read Path: Partition Summaries and Indexes Log in to View
Read Path: cqlsh and Tracing Log in to View
Read Path: Summary and Review Log in to View
Compaction: Compaction and Tombstones Log in to View
Compaction: How and Why Compaction Log in to View
Compaction: Compaction Strategies Log in to View
Compaction: Demo Log in to View
Compaction: Summary and Review Log in to View
Hardware and Troubleshooting: Hardware Best Practices Log in to View
Hardware and Troubleshooting: Troubleshooting Resources Log in to View