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From Tyler Hobbs <>
Subject Re: Migrating from mySQL to Cassandra
Date Sun, 03 Mar 2013 17:06:17 GMT
On Sun, Mar 3, 2013 at 5:06 AM, John Grogan <> wrote:

> However, the crux is figuring out an easy way to import the data into
> Cassandra. Does anyone have any thoughts they can share?

If you don't have a very large dataset and you're not pressed for time,
just iterating over your existing data with a normal mysql client and
inserting into Cassandra with a normal Cassandra client is the easiest
option.  Using multiple threads or processes can make this pretty quick.

For larger datasets, loading through a map/reduce job is typical.

> In addition, are there any GUI tools like phpmyAdmin for Cassandra?

There's DataStax OpsCenter, which has a free Community Edition:

(Disclosure: I work at DataStax.)

Tyler Hobbs
DataStax <>

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