CASSANDRA Training in Calgary, Canada

Cassandra Course

  • 24 hours of Instructor-led sessions
  • Learn the core concepts of Cassandra including how and where to use it
  • Understand Cassandra data models and architecture
  • Learn how to configure, read, write Cassandra and integrate with Hadoop
  • Learn to design and build Cassandra based applications
  • Projects and Case studies to reinforce your learning

Overview

As big data sweeps the world there has been a growing need for databases that provide scalable and flexible storage solutions. NoSQLs are the answer to this and among the most popular NoSQLs is Cassandra helping organizations handle complex web applications and data proliferation.  This course will help you master Apache Cassandra and take up industry challenges with success. 

The NoSQL market is expected to reach $4.2 Billion globally by 2020. Cassandra holds a major share of this market due to its open source nature, peer to peer architecture, elastic scalability, high availability and performance and fault tolerance. This course will introduce you to the fundamentals of Cassandra, and with hands-on exercises you will go from learning about the basics to the more advanced concepts such as Cassandra Data models, Architecture, configuration, read and write data and integration with Hadoop.  

Enrol now and make most use of the popularity of this technology to make a high profile career. 

What You Will Learn:

  • How and where to use Cassandra and the core concepts that drive this database

  • Learn how to use the fault-tolerant and high availability feature of Cassandra

  • Understand the Apache Cassandra architecture

  • Understand complex inner workings such as gossip protocol, read repairs and Merkle trees

  • Identify requirements and create a Cassandra data model by applying data modelling techniques

  • Integrate Cassandra with Hadoop and use tools like Pig and Hive

Prerequisite
  • Basic knowledge of Linux command line
  • Basic knowledge of Java
  • Basic knowledge of database or data-warehouse concepts

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Who Should Attend

  • Engineers working with large volume websites
  • Those expected to design fault tolerant database systems
  • Students and individuals who wish to learn more about Cassandra

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Get reviews and feedback on your final projects from professional developers.

Curriculum

Learning Objective:

Get introduced to Apache Cassandra and some of its design considerations and components and learn about various use cases of Cassandra.

  • Differences between NoSQL and RDBMS
  • Replication in RDBMS
  • Key Challenges with RDBMS
  • Schema
  • Advantage & Limitation
  • Key Characteristics of No SQL Data Base
  • Advantages of Cassandra
  • Where and when to use it?
  • Brewers CAP Theorem
  • Cassandra Key Features
  • Distributed and Decentralised
  • Elastic Scalability
  • High Availability and Fault Tolerance
  • Tuneable Consistency
  • Strict Consistency
  • Casual Consistency
  • Weak (Eventual Consistency)
  • Column Orientation
  • Column Orientation
  • Introduction to Cassandra
  • USE Cases for Cassandra

Learning Objective:

Install and configure Cassandra. Build your own local, single-node cluster. Learn about CCM with some basic commands with Cassandra's nodetool.

  • Installation
  • Configuration
  • Starting Cassandra
  • Cassandra Cluster Manager
  • Introduction to the data model
  • Shutting down Cassandra

Hands-on:

  • Installation and configuration
  • Starting up and shutting down Cassandra

Learning Objective:

Learn to run Command-Line Client Interface, connect to a server. Also, learn about the relational data model, design differences between RDBMS and Cassandra.

  • Installation
  • Running the Command-Line Client Interface
  • Basic CLI Commands, Help
  • Connecting to a Server, Describing the Environment
  • Creating and Keyspace and Column Family
  • Writing and Reading Data
  • The Relational Data Model
  • Cluster
  • Keyspaces
  • What is Column oriented database
  • Column Families
  • Column Family Options
  • Columns
  • Wide Rows
  • Skinny Rows
  • Column Sorting
  • Super Columns
  • Composite Keys
  • Design Differences between RDBMS and CASSANDRA
  • Query Language
  • Referential Integrity
  • Secondary Indexes
  • Sorting, DeNormalisation
  • Design Patterns
  • Materialized Views

Hands-on:

Run Command- Line Client Interface. Read and write data.

Learning Objective:

Learn to configure a data model.

  • Token calculation
  • Configuration overview
  • Node tool
  • Validators
  • Comparators
  • Expiring column

Hands-on:

Configure a data model using Token calculation, node tool, validators, comparators.

Learning Objective:

Learn about the concepts that influenced Cassandra's design and use. Understand Brewer's CAP theorem data-distribution and partitioning; Cassandra's read and write paths; how data is stored on-disk; inner workings of components such as the snitch, tombstones, and failure-detection; and the delivered security features.

  • Cassandra's ring architecture
  • Cassandra's write path
  • Cassandra's read path
  • On-disk storage
  • Additional components of Cassandra

Hands-on:

Problems that Cassandra was designed to solve

  • Cassandra's read and write paths
  • The role that horizontal scaling plays
  • How data is stored on-disk
  • How Cassandra handles failure scenarios

Learning Objective:

Learn about CQL, its syntax and usage and evolution as a language and comparing some of its capabilities to the well-known SQL of the relational database world.

  • Overview of Cassandra Data Modeling
  • cqlsh
  • Getting started with CQL

Hands-on: 

Build primary keys that facilitate high-performing data models at scale

  • Use CQL syntax and solve different types of problems using it

Learning Objective:

Learn to start the cluster, examine its performance, make an adjustment, and test.

  • Evaluating instance requirement
  • Operating systems optimization
  • Configuring the JVM
  • Configuring Cassandra

Hands-on:-

Sizing hardware and computer resources for Cassandra deployments

  • Operating system optimizations
  • Configuring the JVM
  • Configuring Cassandra

Learning Objective:

Learn about Cassandra-Stress and how to establish a performance baseline for a specific data model. Evaluate factors that can influence write performance. Understand read performance, and the different configuration properties that can help Apache Cassandra perform well during read-heavy and mixed workloads.

  • Cassandra Stress
  • Write performance
  • Read performance
  • Other performance considerations

Hands-on: -

Using the Cassandra-Stress tool discover opportunities for improvement

  • Looking into situations to apply different table-compaction strategies
  • Examining Apache Cassandra's cache and compression options
  • Improving upon the efficiency of the JVM
  • Optimizing network settings and configuration to avoid performance bottlenecks.

Learning Objective:

Learn to scale your cluster horizontally, as well as to remove and replace failed nodes.

  • Add/Remove Nodes
  • Scaling Up
  • Scaling Down
  • Backing up and restoring data
  • Maintenance

Hands-on:-

Adding and removing nodes

  • Working with logical data centers
  • Backups
  • Techniques for ensuring data consistency.

Learning Objective:

Learn about the wide variety of options available for monitoring and logging for Apache Cassandra, which will help in identifying issues proactively.

  • JMX interface
  • Node tool utility
  • Metric stack
  • Log stack
  • Troubleshooting

Hands-on:

Understand different monitoring and logging tools, and how they provide more insight for problem solving on your cluster. 

Make decisions using reliable out-of-the-box applications from the open source community, including installing, configuring, analyzing, and setting up alerting.

Learning Objective:

Learn the correct use cases and database selection. Discover the DataStax Java driver, its behaviors and configurations, and how it interacts with Apache Cassandra.

  • Common mistakes made at the application and data model levels
  • Driver selection
  • Appropriate connection properties
  • Handling simple and complex result sets in Java
  • Loading data without overwhelming your nodes

Hands-on:

  • Select Driver
  • Appropriate connection properties
  • Handling simple and complex result sets in Java
  • Loading data without overwhelming your nodes.

Learning Objective:

Learn about Spark architecture, which stands on top among other sets of available tools; it offers ease of installation and a huge community, as well as backing up on Hadoop for data warehousing. Get to know the different ways of installation, along with a custom all-in-one Docker image, which has Apache Cassandra, a monitoring stack, and Spark including PySpark, SparkR, and Jupyter with their dependencies.

  • Spark (architecture, installation, and configuration)
  • PySpark
  • SparkR
  • Read, transform, and write
  • The Jupyter web interface

Hands-on:

  • Read, transform, and write
  • Work with Jupyter web interface.

Project

Project

You will build Cassandra applications.

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Faq

The Course

The average pay for a Cassandra professional is $121,806/year with salaries going upto $202,000 annually. This goes to show the popularity of Cassandra among organizations seeking to hire NoSQL experts. This course is your opportunity to learn and master Cassandra and become one among these high earning Cassandra professionals.

After completing our course, you will be able to:

  • Get a solid understanding of the concepts of Cassandra and know how to use it
  • Learn to harness the capabilities of this database to run high volumes of data
  • Learn how to scale-up or scale-down the architecture and perform read and write operations
  • Design and model a Cassandra application 
  • Integrate Cassandra with Hadoop and learn how to analyse data
  • Understand how to ensure authentication and authorization in Cassandra

By the end of this course you would have worked on projects and hands-on tutorials to gain a complete and thorough understanding of Cassandra.

There are no restrictions but participants would benefit if they have basic programming knowledge.

Yes, KnowledgeHut offers this training online.

On successful completion of the course you will receive a course completion certificate issued by KnowledgeHut.

Your instructors are Cassandra experts who have years of industry experience.

Finance Related

Any registration cancelled within 48 hours of the initial registration will be refunded in FULL (please note that all cancellations will incur a 5% deduction in the refunded amount due to transactional costs applicable while refunding) Refunds will be processed within 30 days of receipt of written request for refund. Kindly go through our Refund Policy for more details: https://www.knowledgehut.com/refund

KnowledgeHut offers a 100% money back guarantee if the candidate withdraws from the course right after the first session. To learn more about the 100% refund policy, visit our Refund Policy.

The Remote Experience

In an online classroom, students can log in at the scheduled time to a live learning environment which is led by an instructor. You can interact, communicate, view and discuss presentations, and engage with learning resources while working in groups, all in an online setting. Our instructors use an extensive set of collaboration tools and techniques which improves your online training experience.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Operating system such as Mac OS X, Windows or Linux
  • A modern web browser such as FireFox, Chrome
  • Internet Connection 

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CASSANDRA Course in Calgary

Cassandra in Calgary Canada

Calgary is a cosmopolitan in the Alberta province of Canada with numerous growth in technology as well as education field. The city is a corporate power-center with a high percentage of workforce employed. Calgary is one of the nine Canadian cities out of 98 in total cities internationally that is in the New York City Global Partners. It several institutes of higher education learning including The Southern Alberta Institute of Technology. Like Dallas Texas, Calgary also has the highest concentration of headquarters in the Canada which makes it a favorable city for several startups including database or software technology, among which Cassandra is one of the best. You can take the Cassandra course certification and training in Calgary with KnowledgeHut academy.


Cassandra courses in Calgary

Calgary is one the dream place in Canada to take the Cassandra course as the requirement of the people is high but the people are less concerned in Cassandra. The Calgary Technology Inc. is focusing to support Calgary?s innovation driven companies. So, the support of the govt. in the technology sector is another benefits for the Calgary?s people and those who want to learn Cassandra. Cassandra course in Calgary is a simple course which had been originally produced at Facebook organization to develop more features during inbox search. Hence, there is a great job opportunity in the Calgary relating to Cassandra.


What does the Cassandra course means?

Cassandra means Apache Cassandra database which is an open sourced data, distributed wide column store of NoSQL database management system designed to handle large amount of data across many commodity servers, providing high availability with no single point failure. This Cassandra training in Calgary is used to learn what, why, where and how is Cassandra used, it?s feature and architecture, gossip protocol, read repairs and Merkle trees, data model and integrate Cassandra with Hadoop and tools use like Pig and Hive. For this you may need to know basics of Linux command line, JAVA and database concepts. Before this course you must need a good operating system, a modern web browser and a fast internet connection.


Taking the Cassandra course through KnowledgeHut

You can easily get access to the Cassandra certification program in Calgary through KnowledgeHut. By KnowledgeHut you will be provided 24 hours of Instructor LED sessions with suitable tutor, 60 hours of MCQ?s and assignments, 2 industry use cases and 22 hours of hands-on live session. In online courses, you can log into live learning at a schedule timing. You will be learnt through doing practical case study which include Cassandra application creating. For more information you can get through official KnowledgeHut website. Corroboration will be provided after the course.


Enroll yourself now for the Cassandra course in Calgary at KnowledgeHut academy.