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Administrator Training with Apache Cassandra - Austin, TX

DataStax

Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 9:00 AM - Friday, September 21, 2012 at 5:00 PM (PDT)

Austin, TX

Administrator Training with Apache Cassandra - Austin, TX

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Requirements and Expectations

This training will include hands-on exercises. Attendees must bring their own laptop, and should pre-install VMWare Player (Fusion on OS X) to run the virtual machine provided by DataStax. Training will run from 9 to 5:00 with a one-hour break for lunch (provided by DataStax) and two shorter breaks in the morning and afternoon for each day of the training.

Training Summary

This two day training course cover concepts related adminstering and operating Apache Cassandra. In this course we will make a deep dive into concepts related to Cassandra in an administrative setting. After taking this course you should feel comfortable with most concepts related to operating and administering an Apache Cassandra cluster.

 

In addition to the course outline we will also be participating in exercises to get practical experience in aspects of operating and running a Cassandra cluster. This will include scenarios where we will:

      Benchmark read and write operations

      Recognize different types of failure

      Fix a failed or partially failed cluster

      Identify potential performance bottlenecks

      Perform live schema updates

      Perform move operations

      Plan and perform cluster-wide operations

      Monitor compaction, repair, and hinted handoff

 

Course Outline

How Data is Stored

      The Write Path

      Log Structured Storage

      Memtables

      Flushing

      The Read Path

      SSTables

      Row Merging

      Cache (Key, Row)

      Compaction

      Distributed Deletes

      Memory Mapped Files

What is CAP

      Introduction to CAP

      Partition Tolerance

      Data partitioners

      Replication strategies

      Snitches

      Hinted Handoff

      Availability

      How Cassandra handles failure of one or more nodes

      What to do in the face of failure

      Aspects of consistency

      Consistency

      Coordinators

      Read Repair

      Phi Accrual

      Hinted Handoff

      Anti-entropy Service

Tuning Cassandra

      Cassandra and the JVM

      Monitoring Cassandra

      How Cassandra works with the physical hardware

      RAM

      CPU

      Disk

      Network

      Goals for Sizing

      The different storage strategies (disk configurations) including

      Specific concerns for cloud hosting

      Logical and Physical disk configuration

      Local disks v.s. network mounted/shared drives

      Logging

      Cassandra

      System

      GC

Operation and Maintenance

      Node Operations

      Move

      Decomission

      RemoveToken

      Schema Modification

      Backup and Recovery

      Backup

      Recovery

      Security

      Authentication

      Authorization

      Physical Security

      Overview of the Debian and RedHat packages

      DataStax OpsCenter

      Overview of DataStax Enterprise and DataStax Community Editions

Multi-Datacenter Configuration

      Multi-Node Configuration for Availability

      Multi-Node Configuration for Roles (search, analytics, OLTP)

Datastax Enterprise

      DSE Apache Cassandra + Hadoop + Search

      Introduction

      Job and Task Trackers

      MapReduce

      Operational Considerations with MapReduce/Hive

      Operational Considerations for Search

Have questions about Administrator Training with Apache Cassandra - Austin, TX? Contact DataStax

When & Where



Spredfast HQ
412 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701

Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 9:00 AM - Friday, September 21, 2012 at 5:00 PM (PDT)


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DataStax

DataStax is the leading expert for Apache Cassandra, providing software, support, and training for all things Cassandra. DataStax is obsessed with providing great customer service.

Our mission is to help you with all of your Cassandra needs so you can focus on your core business. Contact us with your questions.

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