Apache Cassandra

Apache Cassandra is a column-family NoSQL data store occasionally used for persisting data in Python web applications and data projects.

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Apache Cassandra is an implementation of the NoSQL database concept. Learn more in the data chapter or view the table of contents for all topics.

Python with Cassandra resources

General Cassandra resources

Apache Cassandra can be used independently of Python applications for data storage and querying. The learning curve for getting started is similar to other NoSQL data stores but scaling, performance and monitoring can be challenging. The following resources focus on addressing those issues based on teams that have felt the pain and often released their resulting tools as open source projects.

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