This guide shows you how to install and set up a single-node cluster on Cassandra or
DataStax Enterprise for evaluation. It also contains an introduction to CQL (Cassandra Query
Language), DevCenter (a visual query IDE for creating and running CQL), and basic Cassandra
concepts and data modeling considerations.
This document introduces the latest versions of Cassandra, DataStax Enterprise, and
OpsCenter. It shows you how to install and set up a single-node cluster for
evaluation. Additionally, it introduces CQL
(Cassandra Query Language) and DevCenter (a visual
query IDE for creating and running CQL), basic Cassandra concepts and data modeling
- DataStax Enterprise - A big data
platform built on Apache Cassandra that leverages Apache Hadoop, Apache Spark,
and Apache Solr to shift your focus from the data infrastructure to using your
- Apache Cassandra - A
distributed storage system for managing very large amounts of data spread out
across many commodity servers, while providing highly available service with no
single point of failure.
- OpsCenter - A visual management and
monitoring solution for Cassandra and DataStax Enterprise.
- DevCenter - A free visual query IDE for
creating and running CQL statements against Apache Cassandra and DataStax
- Drivers - DataStax certified
Querying Cassandra with the cqlsh utility
Key database concepts
Cassandra data model
- The Best Practices document provides
guidelines for designing, deploying, and managing DataStax Enterprise database
- DataStax Academy provides tutorials and training on Apache Cassandra
and DataStax Enterprise.
- The DataStax Developer Blog provides insights and
technical articles from top experts and fellow peers on development aspects of
DataStax Enterprise and its components, including Apache Cassandra, Apache
Hadoop, Apache Solr, and DataStax OpsCenter.
- DataStax Support provides skilled
expertise to support your big data environment.