In this scenario, you will:
- Learn about Cassandra Query Language (CQL)
- Use the CQL shell
- Execute statements
- Practice using statements
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In this scenario, you learned about:
- Cassandra Query Language (CQL)
- The CQL shell
Cassandra Query Language
Cassandra Query Language (CQL) is the primary language for interacting with Apache Cassandra™ databases. CQL data definition and data manipulation statements include:
CQL Data Definition
CREATE | ALTER | DROP KEYSPACE
CREATE | ALTER | DROP | TRUNCATE TABLE
CQL Data Manipulation
Let's use some of these statements and see how they work.