Intro to Cassandra Data Model
Non-relational, sparse model designed for high scale distributed storage

Data Model – Example Column Families

Data Model – Super & Composite column

Don’t think of a Relational Table
Instead, think of a nested, sorted map data structure
SortedMap<RowKey, SortedMap<ColumnKey, ColumnValue>>
• Physical model is more similar to sorted map than relational How?

Map gives efficient key lookup & Read More →