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ScyllaDB Administration Training

3-Day Course | DBAs, Architects, Developers, & System Engineers

This course is designated for Developers, DBAs, System Engineers and Architects who would like to gain in-depth knowledge of Scylla. By the end of this 3-day hands-on course, participants will gain a deep understanding of Scylla architecture, building, administering and monitoring Scylla clusters, as well as how to troubleshoot Scylla.

Course Topics

Day 1


  • Introduction to Scylla

Install and Run Scylla

  • Install and Start Scylla
  • Introduction to CQL

Scylla Data Model

  • Data types
  • Partitions
  • Rows
  • Columns
  • Partition and clustering keys

Scylla Architecture

  • Node
  • Cluster

Day 2

Install Scylla – Cluster

  • Install Scylla – Multi Data Center Cluster
  • Administrating and monitoring of Scylla
  • Using Replication Factor and Consistency Level

Scylla Tools

  • nodetool
  • scyllatop
  • Scylla logs
  • Monitor Dashboard
  • cassandra-stress

Admin Command Tools

  • Repair
  • Add new nodes into a cluster
  • Remove nodes
  • Decommission nodes
  • Replace nodes
  • Perform backup and recovery
  • Migration from Apache Cassandra


Day 3

  • Compaction Strategies – which one to use?
  • Data modeling
  • Get the most out of Scylla
  • Troubleshoot Scylla

Ready, Set, Train

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