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Apache Cassandra training Develop your expertise in working with the Cassandra database management system
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Course type: E-learning
Duration: 8 hours
Delivery: Online

Apache Cassandra E-learning

Apache Cassandra is a free, open-source project designed to handle huge workloads across several datacentres without a single point of failure, making it a popular choice for IT organisations worldwide. Cassandra provides enterprises with better database availability, scalability and performance and being an open-source project, allows modifying the source code to adapt to organisation's specific requirements. 

This training course will develop your expertise in working with the high-volume Cassandra database management system as part of the Big Data Hadoop framework. 

Training in big data and Apache Cassandra will give you the opportunity to be in the forefront of the big data technology, which is expected to be in demand for many years to come. 

About the course

This training course will give you an overview of the fundamentals of big data, NoSQL databases, an understanding of Cassandra and its features and its role in the Hadoop ecosystem. You will also learn Cassandra concepts, features, architecture and data model, and how to install, configure and monitor open-source databases. 
Certified professionals will be prepared for such careers as: senior software professional, IT consultants, lead software professionals and database administrators.


8 hours


Before taking this course you should have:

  • Fundamental knowledge of any programming language
  • Basic understanding of any database, SQL and query language for databases
  • Working knowledge of Linux or Unix based systems (not mandatory)

Learning objectives

By the end of the Apache Cassandra training, you will be able to:

  • Describe the need for big data and NoSQL
  • Explain the fundamental concepts of Cassandra and its architecture
  • Describe the architecture of Cassandra
  • Demonstrate data model creation in Cassandra
  • Use Cassandra database interfaces
  • Demonstrate Cassandra database configuration
  • Lead the organisations in big data analytics using Cassandra

Apache Cassandra is offered by Simplilearn, a partner of ILX Group.


  • 77 quizzes
  • 5 demos
  • 3 hands-on lab exercises
  • 1 simulation test paper and 1 exam paper

Duration of access

12 months' online access to accredited e-learning

What's covered?

  • Lesson 1 - Apache Cassandra L1 overview big data and NoSQL database 
  • Lesson 2 - Introduction to Cassandra 
  • Lesson 3 - Cassandra architecture 
  • Lesson 4 - Cassandra installation and configuration 
  • Lesson 5 - Cassandra data model 
  • Lesson 6 - Cassandra interfaces 
  • Lesson 7 - Cassandra advanced architecture 
  • Lesson 8 - Apache ecosystem around Cassandra 

Target audience

The course is ideal for:

  • Software developers and analytics professionals who wish to further their careers in the big data field
  • Analytics or research professionals
  • IT developers
  • Testers
  • Project managers

There is no exam available. But you must complete 85% of the course and complete one simulation test, with a minimum score of 60%, to obtain a certificate.

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