Apache Cassandra Certification Training

Online Classroom

Online Classroom

24 Contact Hours/PDUs

24 Hours

3-node Cassandra cluster in Rackspace

Give each student access to a 3-node Cassandra cluster in Rackspace to run through some hands-on labs
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This training course will enable you to learn about Cassandra Data models, Cassandra Architecture, Differences between RDBMS and Cassandra.

Here are the major components of this course are – Advantages and usage of Cassandra, CAP Theorem and NoSQL databases, Cassandra fundamentals, Data model, Installation and setup, node tool commands, cluster, Indexes, Cassandra & MapReduce, Installing Ops-center, Thrift/AVRO/JSON/Hector Client.

After the completion of ‘Apache Cassandra’ course, you should be able to:

  •  Explain how to choose the correct use cases for Cassandra
  •  Introduce students to the core concepts of the operations side of the Cassandra database
  •  Deep dive into the critical architecture paths of Cassandra: Bloom filters, Block Indexes, SSTables, etc.
  •  Give each student access to a 3-node Cassandra cluster in Rackspace to run through some hands-on labs
  •  Teach the fundamentals of how to write Java code to interact with Cassandra
  •  Provide links to the best books, blog posts and videos for students to learn more about Hadoop on their own

This tutorial is recommended for:

  • All engineers working with a large-scale, high-volume websites.
  • Researcher who is designing a project related to Cassandra Datastax or other non-relational data store options.
  • Networking specialists who needs to understand the available options for high-performance, decentralized, elastic data stores.
Participant can attend the certifications exam.
It is mandatory that a participant to clear the online exam with minimum score of 80% to be Certified in Apache Cassandra Course.

Advantages and Usage of Cassandra

 Brief Introduction of the course
 Advantages and Usage of Cassandra

TCAP Theorem and No SQL Data Base

 Why No SQL Data Base
 Replication in RDBMS
 Key Challenges with RDBMS
 No SQL(Not only SQL)
 Advantage &Limitation
 Key Characteristics of No SQL Data Base
 CAP Theorem

Cassandra fundamentals, Data model, Installation and setup

 What is Cassandra?
 Key deployment concept
 What is column oriented database
 Data Model – column
 What is column family

Steps in Configuration

 Token calculation
 Configuration overview
 Node tool
 Expiring column

Summarization, node tool commands, cluster, Indexes, Cassandra & Mapreduce, Installing Ops-centre

 Difference between Relational modelling & Cassandra modelling
 Steps in Cassandra modelling
 Time series modelling in Cassandra
 Column family
 Data modelling in Cassandra
 Column family vs. Super column family
 Counter column family
 Partitioners strategies
 Gossip protocols
 Read operation

Multi Cluster setup

 Node settings
 Setup of Multimode cluster
 Row cache and Key cache
 Read operation
 System key space
 Commands overview
 Column family

Thrift/AVRO/JSON/Hector Client

 Hector client
 How to write a JAVA code
 Hector tag

Datastax installation part, Secondary index

 Node tool commands
 Management of Cassandra
 Secondary index
 Cassandra & map reduce
 Datastax installation part

Cassandra API and Summarization and Thrift

 Internals of connection pool
 Client connectivity to Cassandra
 Hector client key features
 Hector client key concepts
 Java code

Who will be the trainer for the training?

Highly qualified and certified instructors with industry relevant experience deliver trainings.


How do I enrol for the training?

You can enrol for the training through our website. You can make online payment using any of the following options:

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Once the online payment is done, you will automatically receive payment receipt, via email.

Can I cancel my enrolment? Do I get a refund?

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Do you provide money back guarantee for the training programs?

Yes, we do provide money back guarantee for some of our training programs. You can contact support@redstonelearning.com for more information.

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