BMP-5070 Cassandra - an introduction | Devoxx US

Cassandra - an introduction


bigdata Big Data

LL 21 B

Tuesday from 5:30 PM til 6:00 PM

Built mostly in Java, Cassandra is a powerful open source NoSQL database, based on the model of partitioned row store. This talk will provide general uses cases, Cassandra architecture, benefits, tools and integration with existing Java applications.


  • Cassandra - brief history
  • Architecture, use cases and benefits
  • Coordination
  • Replication
  • Keyspaces
  • Data Model - Oder By, Secondary Indexes, UUID and Timestamps
  • Insert, Update, Delete
  • Write Path
  • Read Path
Hanneli Tavante Hanneli Tavante

Hanneli is a software developer. With experience in Java, C++ and Ruby, she works mostly with backend development and project architecture. She contributes to some open source projects and organises Cassandra, Science and Rust meetups in Sao Paulo. She enjoys spreading the knowledge and learning new topics in conferences around the globe. She also likes coffee, GIFs, Lego and Mathematics.