Apache Cassandra in Action

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Location: Mission City B5
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(3.53, 19 ratings)

Introduction to Cassandra
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  • Project history, background, and motivation
  • High-level description and comparison to other NoSQL systems

Cassandra data model
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  • Using ColumnFamilies like tables
  • Using ColumnFamilies like materialized views
  • Secondary indexes
  • Insert vs update
  • Conflict resolution

Twissandra: A Simple Twitter Clone
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  • Twissandra data model
  • pycassa-shell
  • Exercises
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Jonathan Ellis

DataStax

Jonathan is project chair of Apache Cassandra and co-founder of Riptano, the source for professional support and services for Cassandra.

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Anthony Cassandra
02/02/2011 2:09pm PST

This was a very god session: exactly the content, scope, level and pace I was looking for in a half-day tutorial.

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Ernest Mueller
02/02/2011 1:03am PST

This was a really good and polished session. I appreciated the USB key install and link to the slides. As a newcomer to Cassandra the session gave me enough to get running and use the software, while my more experienced colleague also got pro tips and helpful theory and implementation tips and gotcha warnings. Good work.

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Mark J. Levitt
02/01/2011 2:03pm PST

I hope the USB drives that I procured proved to be an adequate means to distribute the VM…less than ideal, I realize.

However, I did not own those and they did not all make it back. Please contact me at markl AT oreilly DOT com if you have any thumb drives that have gone missing in action. (No questions asked :)

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