BE002 - Introduction to Cassandra


The Apache Cassandra database is one option when you need scalability and high availability without compromising performance. Linear scalability and proven fault-tolerance on commodity hardware or cloud infrastructure make it the perfect platform for mission-critical data.

This workshop aims to provide attendees a quick start at setting up and understand the core components of Cassandra.


3 hours

Target audiences

  • Back-end Developer who has at least 1 year of experience and want to explore using Cassandra in their system.

Requirements for the attendees

  • Worked with at least one SQL / No-SQL database before.

Learning outcome

After this workshop, you will:

  • Be able to run one Cassandra node on your local machine using Cassandra

  • Understand Cassandra's data model and how to use CQL to query for data

  • Understand how Cassandra stored your data in file storage

  • Understand how Cassandra maintain their Consistent Level during the Read/Write operations

What won’t be included in this workshop

  • We won't go in-depth in configuring Cassandra clusters.