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Range query algorithm in Apache Cassandra

When I was learning about the secondary index in Cassandra, I've found the mention of special Cassandra's algorithm used to range and secondary index queries. After some time passed on exploring secondary index mechanism, it's a good moment to discover the algorithm making it work. Continue Reading →

Tables in Apache Cassandra

Because tables in Apache Cassandra are very similar to the tables of relational databases, this article describing them won't focus on basic points. Instead, we'll explore more Cassandra specific subjects, such as configuration or different types. Continue Reading →

Introduction to Apache Cassandra

After some articles about data ingestion and serialization in Big Data applications, it's time to start to learn about storage. This part begins with Apache Cassandra.

This article presents basic concepts of Apache Cassandra. In the first part it tries to explain architecture and general concepts of this solution. The second part is focused more on developer topics and it describes some main points about data organization.

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