Author: Anil Mittana

Useful CQLSH Commands for Everyday Use

Cassandra is an open-source NoSQL distributed database used for processing large volumes of data with high availability and scalability.     The CQL shell (cqlsh) allows users to communicate with Cassandra. Using this shell, you can execute Cassandra Query Language…

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Batch Operations in Apache Cassandra

Batches are one of the most misunderstood features of Apache Cassandra. They rarely improve performance. In fact, while using batches, performance may degrade. To set the stage, let’s take a look at how Cassandra handles individual mutations.   Individual mutations…

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