Daily Archives: October 10, 2015



Cassandra Cassandra is a distributed database from Apache that is highly scalable and designed to manage very large amounts of structured data. It provides high availability with no single point of failure. NoSQL The primary objective of a NoSQL database is to have simplicity of design, horizontal scaling, and finer […]

Cassandra Interview Cheat Sheet


Hive SQL Based Datawarehouse app built on top of hadoop(select,join,groupby…..) It is a platform used to develop SQL type scripts to do MapReduce operations. PARTITIONING Partition tables changes how HIVE structures the data storage *Used for distributing load horizantally ex: PARTITIONED BY (country STRING, state STRING); A subset of a […]

Hadoop and Hive Interview Cheat Sheet