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Cassandra Training

Documents and Exercises for Learning Apache Cassandra

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Welcome to my Cassandra Training Website.

Trying to learn Apache Cassandra? Cassandra is a distributed database system that promises high availability, performance, and elastic scalability. I have created some educational material that might help you on your learning curve. The documents are licensed with a Creative Commons license, so you can share them for educational purposes. Have fun!

Here are the PDF documents:

Getting Started:

$ git clone git://
$ sudo sh cassandra_training/cluster/ <6 or 7> <url>
$ sudo sh cassandra_training/cluster/<os>
$ sudo sh cassandra_training/cluster/config/ <seed_server>

There are also step-by-step online courses, hosted by me on AppEngine (as long as my free quota permits):