Cover all aspects of Cassandra using Packt’s new book and eBook

December 2013 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the publication of its new book, Mastering Apache Cassandra by Nishant Neeraj, which delivers knowledge that enables the readers to program pragmatically and understand the limitations of Cassandra. The print book is 340 pages long and is competitively priced at $44.99, whilst the eBook and Kindle versions are available for $22.94.

About the author:
Nishant Neeraj is a Software Engineer at the BrightContext corporation. He builds software and manages the cloud infrastructure. He has six years of experience in building web applications in Java as a backend engineer. He has been using Cassandra in production-ready web applications since Version 0.6 in 2010. He works with Java, MySQL, Cassandra, Twitter Storm, Amazon Web Services, JavaScript, and Linux on a daily basis, and he has recently developed an interest in Machine Learning, Data Analysis, and Data Science in general.

Apache Cassandra is an open source distributed database management system designed to handle large amounts of data across many commodity servers, providing high availability with no single point of failure. Cassandra offers robust support for clusters spanning multiple datacenters,with asynchronous masterless replication allowing low latency operations for all clients.

Mastering Apache Cassandra details the features that will guide readers towards mastering the art of building high performing databases without compromising on performance. Readers will not only learn how to deploy a production setup and monitor it, but also understand what happens under the hood, and how to optimize and integrate it with other software.

Mastering Apache Cassandra is a practical, hands-on guide with step-by-step instructions. The smooth and easy tutorial approach focuses on showing people how to utilize Cassandra to its full potential.

The topics covered in this book are as follows:
Chapter 1: Quick Start
Chapter 2: Cassandra Architecture
Chapter 3: Design Patterns
Chapter 4: Deploying a Cluster
Chapter 5: Performance Tuning
Chapter 6: Managing a Cluster – Scaling, Node Repair,and Backup
Chapter 7: Monitoring
Chapter 8: Integration
Chapter 9: Introduction to CQL 3 and Cassandra 1.2

About Packt:
Packt is one of the most prolific and fastest-growing tech book publishers in the world. Originally focused on open source software, Packt books focus on practicality, recognizing that readers are ultimately concerned with getting the job done. Packt’s digitally-focused business model allows them to publish up-to-date books in very specific areas.


Mastering Apache Cassandra
Complete coverage of all aspects of Cassandra

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