Cassandra - an introduction

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Accepted Session
Short Form
Beginner
Scheduled: Tuesday, June 21, 2016 from 1:30 – 2:15pm in B304

Excerpt

Built mostly in Java, Cassandra is a powerful open source NoSQL database, based on the model of a partitioned row store. This talk will provide general use cases for Cassandra, explain Cassandra’s architecture and its benefits, feature tools for accessing and administering Cassandra, and demonstrate how to integrate Cassandra with existing Java applications.

Description

We will cover the following topics:
- Cassandra – a brief history
- Architecture – use cases and benefits
- Coordination
- Replication
- Keyspaces
- Column Families
- Data Model – Oder By, Secondary Indexes, UUID and Timestamps
- Insert, Update, Delete
- Counters
- Write Path
- Read Path

Tags

nosql, cassandra, Databases

Speaking experience

I usually speak at meetups and some conferences around the globe. I have previously spoken ate Open Source Bridge. Some of my presentations are here https://slides.com/hannelitavante-hannelita , or here http://www.slideshare.net/hannelita ; some videos are here http://www.infoq.com/br/author/Hanneli-Tavante

Speaker

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    Biography

    Hanneli (@hannelita) is a developer addicted to code, learn new programming languages, blow capacitors, do some C programming and commit useful (or not) code for random Open Source Projects that she finds at Github. She likes Math, Lego, dogs, hardware and Coffee.

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      • Track: Theory
      • Room: B202/203
      • Time: 4:455:30pm
      • Excerpt:

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      • Title: Cassandra - an introduction
      • Track: Practice
      • Room: B304
      • Time: 1:302:15pm
      • Excerpt:

        Built mostly in Java, Cassandra is a powerful open source NoSQL database, based on the model of a partitioned row store. This talk will provide general use cases for Cassandra, explain Cassandra’s architecture and its benefits, feature tools for accessing and administering Cassandra, and demonstrate how to integrate Cassandra with existing Java applications.

      • Speakers: Hanneli Tavante

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