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From Erwin Karbasi <er...@optinity.com>
Subject Re: Cassandra book/tutorial
Date Mon, 28 Oct 2013 11:24:27 GMT
Dominique,

Which of the books do you most recommend?
IMO, the "Practical Cassandra" is the best one.

Erwin Karbasi
AT&T, Senior Software Architect


On Mon, Oct 28, 2013 at 1:21 PM, Erwin Karbasi <erwin@optinity.com> wrote:

> Thanks a lot Dominique for the great update, it helped me pretty much!
>
> Erwin Karbasi
> AT&T, Senior Software Architect
>
>
> On Mon, Oct 28, 2013 at 11:51 AM, DE VITO Dominique <
> dominique.devito@thalesgroup.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi Erwin,****
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>> Few books are coming out these months :****
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>> * Octobre : "Mastering Apache Cassandra"
>> http://www.packtpub.com/mastering-apache-cassandra/book****
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>> * November : " Cassandra High Performance Cookbook: Second Edition"
>> http://www.packtpub.com/cassandra-high-performance-cookbook/book****
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>> ** **
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>> * December : "Practical Cassandra: A Developer's Approach"
>> http://www.amazon.com/Practical-Cassandra-Developers-Addison-Wesley-Analytics/dp/032193394X/ref=sr_1_5?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1382953729&sr=1-5&keywords=cassandra
>> ****
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>> I expected them to be more up-to-date than  the oldie "Cassandra: The
>> Definitive Guide" by Eben Hewitt (Nov 29, 2010)****
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>> This being said, there is also quite a bunch of great content online !***
>> *
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>> Regards,****
>>
>> Dominique****
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>> [@@ THALES GROUP INTERNAL @@]****
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>> *De :* erwin.karbasi@gmail.com [mailto:erwin.karbasi@gmail.com] *De la
>> part de* Erwin Karbasi
>> *Envoyé :* lundi 28 octobre 2013 07:16
>> *À :* user@cassandra.apache.org
>> *Objet :* Re: Cassandra book/tutorial****
>>
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>> Thanks a lot to all for information.
>> I think so that all the current Cassandra are pretty old and outdated. **
>> **
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>> On Oct 28, 2013 6:51 AM, "Joe Stein" <cryptcom@gmail.com> wrote:****
>>
>> Reading previous version's documentation and related information from
>> that time in the past (like books) has value!  It helps to understand
>> decisions that were made and changed and some that are still the same....
>> like Secondary Indexes which were introduced in 0.7 when
>> http://www.amazon.com/Cassandra-Definitive-Guide-Eben-Hewitt/dp/1449390412came out
back in 2011.
>> ****
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>> If you are really just getting started then I say go and start here
>> http://www.planetcassandra.org/****
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>> ****
>>
>> /*******************************************
>>  Joe Stein
>>  Founder, Principal Consultant
>>  Big Data Open Source Security LLC****
>>
>>  http://www.stealth.ly
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>> On Mon, Oct 28, 2013 at 12:15 AM, ÐΞ€ρ@Ҝ (๏̯͡๏) <deepujain@gmail.com>
>> wrote:****
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>> With lot of enthusiasm i started reading it. Its out-dated, error prone.
>> I could not even get Cassandra running from that book. Eventually i could
>> not get start with cassandra. ****
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>> On Mon, Oct 28, 2013 at 9:41 AM, Joe Stein <cryptcom@gmail.com> wrote:***
>> *
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>> http://www.planetcassandra.org has a lot of great resources on it.
>>
>> Eben Hewitt's book is great, as are the other C* books like the High
>> Performance Cookbook
>> http://www.amazon.com/Cassandra-Performance-Cookbook-Edward-Capriolo/dp/1849515123
>> ****
>>
>> I would recommend reading both of those books.  You can also read
>> http://www.datastax.com/dev/blog/thrift-to-cql3 to help understandings.**
>> **
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>> From there go with CQL http://cassandra.apache.org/doc/cql3/CQL.html ****
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>> ****
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>> /*******************************************
>>  Joe Stein
>>  Founder, Principal Consultant
>>  Big Data Open Source Security LLC****
>>
>>  http://www.stealth.ly
>>  Twitter: @allthingshadoop <http://www.twitter.com/allthingshadoop>
>> ********************************************/****
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>> On Sun, Oct 27, 2013 at 11:58 PM, Mohan L <l.mohanphy@gmail.com> wrote:**
>> **
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>> And here also good intro: http://10kloc.wordpress.com/category/nosql-2/**
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>> Thanks****
>>
>> Mohan L****
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>> On Mon, Oct 28, 2013 at 8:02 AM, Danie Viljoen <davilj@gmail.com> wrote:*
>> ***
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>> Not a book, but I think this is a good start:
>> http://www.datastax.com/documentation/cassandra/2.0/webhelp/index.html***
>> *
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>> On Mon, Oct 28, 2013 at 3:14 PM, Dave Brosius <dbrosius@mebigfatguy.com>
>> wrote:****
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>> Unfortunately, as tech books tend to be, it's quite a bit out of date, at
>> this point.****
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>> On 10/27/2013 09:54 PM, Mohan L wrote:****
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>> On Sun, Oct 27, 2013 at 9:57 PM, Erwin Karbasi <erwin@optinity.com>
>> wrote:****
>>
>> Hey Guys,****
>>
>> What is the best book to learn Cassandra from scratch?****
>>
>> Thanks in advance,****
>>
>> Erwin****
>>
>> ** **
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>> Hi,
>>
>> Buy :
>>
>> Cassandra: The Definitive Guide By Eben Hewitt :
>> http://shop.oreilly.com/product/0636920010852.do****
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>> Thanks****
>>
>> Mohan L****
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>> -- ****
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>> Deepak****
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