Course: Cassandra for SQL Developers

$131.89 incl. vat


duration: 8 hours |

Language: English (US) |

access duration: 90 days |

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In this Cassandra training course you will learn about Cassandra for SQL developers.

You will about the differences between SQL systems and Cassandra(NoSQL), the benefits of using Cassandra, architecture of Cassandra and using Cassandra Query Language. Finally you learn how to use Cassandra drivers for different development platforms.


After completing this course you are familiar with Cassandra for SQL developers.


We recommend basic knowledge of databases.

Target audience

Software Developer, Web Developer


Cassandra for SQL Developers

8 hours

Cassandra vs. SQL

  • start the course
  • describe Cassandra and its operation characteristics
  • compare Cassandra with traditional SQL RDBMS, and describe the advantages of Cassandra NoSQL in the modern environment
  • discuss the reasons and driver for migrating to Cassandra and considering Cassandra for new application development
  • describe when and why Cassandra might be selected when developing new applications, or when considering the redesign of existing applications
  • describe the component architecture and operational characteristics of the Cassandra framework
  • describe the Casandra data model, discuss the difference between the Casandra data model and the traditional relational model. Describe best practices for Cassandra data modelling
  • work with the fundamentals of the CQL syntax
  • describe Casandra DDL commands and command syntax
  • work with the Cassandra platform
  • work with the Cassandra cqlsh
  • work with Cassandra Keyspaces
  • work with Cassandra Tables (Column Families)
  • work with Partitions
  • insert records
  • modify records
  • delete records
  • work with the BATCH command
  • work with Cassandra SELECT
  • work with DISTINCT and COUNT
  • work with aggregates in Cassandra
  • work with the WHERE clause and conjunction and comparison operators
  • work with result set ordering
  • work with Cassandra Collection constructs and the Set collection type
  • work with the List collection type
  • work with the Map collection type
  • work with Secondary indexing
  • work with indexes on multiple columns and map collections
  • work with live Cassandra and perform CRUD operations on a Cassandra Database

Working with Cassandra

  • start the course
  • work with the Cassandra System tables
  • describe management roles, and access and security control on Cassandra resources (objects)
  • design user security and access
  • create and assign roles
  • revoke roles
  • design/grant user permissions on resources (objects)
  • revoke user permissions on resources (objects)
  • use the LIST keyword to analyze roles and permissions
  • discuss developmental support of Cassandra, and create UDFs with JavaScript
  • create UDFs with JavaScript
  • create UDFs with Java
  • discuss support for JSON in Cassandra
  • work with SELECT JSON
  • work with INSERT JSON
  • utilize the fromJson() and toJson() functions
  • configure the Java-Cassandra connection/session
  • performing CRUD operations using Java
  • configure the Node.js-Cassandra connection/session
  • performing CRUD operations using Node.js
  • configure the Python-Cassandra connection/session
  • performing CRUD operations using Python
  • manage Cassandra roles and permissions, work with JSON and user-defined functions, and access Cassandra via a development framework: Java, Node.js, and Python

Course options

We offer several optional training products to enhance your learning experience. If you are planning to use our training course in preperation for an official exam then whe highly recommend using these optional training products to ensure an optimal learning experience. Sometimes there is only a practice exam or/and practice lab available.

Optional practice exam (trial exam)

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice exam. This practice exam comprises a number of trial exams which are very similar to the real exam, both in terms of form and content. This is the ultimate way to test whether you are ready for the exam. 

Optional practice lab

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice lab. You perform the tasks on real hardware and/or software applicable to your Lab. The labs are fully hosted in our cloud. The only thing you need to use our practice labs is a web browser. In the LiveLab environment you will find exercises which you can start immediatelyThe lab enviromentconsist of complete networks containing for example, clients, servers,etc. This is the ultimate way to gain extensive hands-on experience. 


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