PacktLib: Learning Cassandra for Administrators

Learning Cassandra for Administrators

Credits

About the Author

About the Reviewers

www.PacktPub.com

Preface

Basic Concepts and Architecture

CAP theorem

BigTable / Log-structured data model

Partitioning and replication Dynamo style

Summary

Installing Cassandra

Memory, CPU, and network requirements

Cassandra in-memory data structures

Downloading/choosing binaries to install

Cassandra on EC2 instance

Create a keyspace

Summary

Inserting Data and Manipulating Data

Querying data

Tracing

Data modeling

Summary

Administration and Large Deployments

Manual repair

Bootstrapping

Monitoring tools

Summary

Performance Tuning

vmstat

iostat

dstat

Garbage collection

Tuning memtables

Compaction tuning

Compression

Summary

Analytics

Hadoop integration

Summary

Security and Troubleshooting

Encryption

Audit

Things to look out for

Summary

Index