What does it take to build an efficient and sound data model for Apache Cassandra and DataStax Astra DB? Where would one start? Are there any data modeling rules to follow? Can it be done consistently time and time again? The answers to these and many other questions can be found in the Cassandra data modeling methodology.

In this post, we present a high-level overview of the data modeling methodology for Cassandra and Astra DB, and share over half a dozen complete data modeling examples from various real-life domains. We apply the methodology to create Cassandra and Astra DB data models for IoT, messaging data, digital library, investment portfolio, time series, shopping cart, and order management. We even provide our datasets and queries for you to try.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *