Scylla Database Training Course


21 hours (usually 3 days including breaks)


  • A general understanding of NoSQL databases
  • Familiarity with Linux and the command line


Scylla is an open-source distributed NoSQL data store. It is compatible with Apache Cassandra but performs at significantly higher throughputs and lower latencies.

In this course, participants will learn about Scylla’s features and architecture while obtaining practical experience with setting up, administering, monitoring, and troubleshooting Scylla.  


  • Database administrators
  • Developers
  • System Engineers

Format of the course

  • The course is interactive and includes discussions of the principles and approaches for deploying and managing Scylla distributed databases and clusters.
  • The course includes a heavy component of hands-on exercises and practice.

Course Outline

Introduction to Scylla

Installing and running Scylla

Understanding distributed databases

Scylla’s data model and architecture

Working with CQL (Cassandra Query Language)

Setting up a Scylla cluster

Scylla tools

Database administration

Troubleshooting Scylla

Summary and conclusion

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