Apache Cassandra Course Overview

0.1 Course Overview

Hello and welcome to the introductory lesson of the Apache CassandraTM course offered by Simplilearn. This lesson will give you an overview of the course, its prerequisites, and the value it will offer you.

0.2 Course Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to describe the need for big data and NoSQL and explain the fundamental concepts of Cassandra. You will also be able to describe the architecture of Cassandra and demonstrate data model creation in Cassandra. Finally, you will be able to use Cassandra database interfaces and demonstrate Cassandra database configuration.

0.3 Course Overview

The Apache CassandraTM training course offered by Simplilearn provides details on the fundamentals of big data and NoSQL databases. The course will also provide an overview of Cassandra and its features. Further, it will enhance your knowledge on the architecture and data model of Cassandra, and provide an overview of the installation, configuration, and monitoring of Cassandra. Finally, the course will enhance your knowledge on the Hadoop ecosystem of products around Cassandra.

0.4 Target Audience

The course is aimed at professionals aspiring for a career in NoSQL databases and Cassandra. Analytics professionals, research professionals, IT developers, testers, and project managers are the key beneficiaries of this course. Other aspirants and students, who wish to gain a thorough understanding of Apache CassandraTM can also benefit from this course.

0.5 Course Prerequisites

Fundamental Knowledge of any programming language is a prerequisite for the course. Participants are expected to have basic understanding of any database, SQL, and query language for databases. A working knowledge of Linux or Unix based systems is an added advantage for this course, although it is not mandatory.

0.6 Value to the Professionals

The Apache CassandraTM professionals will be: ? Able to demonstrate their expertise in the fast-growing big data industry ? Well-placed to benefit from the growing demand in NoSQL databases ? Able to benefit from the shortage of Cassandra trained professionals ? Well-equipped to take their organization towards big data analytics using Cassandra ? Experienced in tools used to process huge amounts of data ? In the forefront of the big data technology, which is expected to be in demand for the next ten years

0.7 Lessons Covered

There are eight core lessons in this course apart from the current lesson, ‘Course Overview.’ Take a look at the course map displayed on the screen. (Pause) In addition to the lessons, there are some demos provided in the course to facilitate a better understanding of the concepts.

0.8 Conclusion

This concludes the course overview. The next lesson provides an overview to big data and NoSQL. All the best!

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