Getting Started with Amazon Keyspaces (for Apache Cassandra)


Learn the basics. Create your first keyspaces and tables, set up command-line and programmatic access, and access Amazon Keyspaces by using Cassandra drivers.

This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions for creating keyspaces and tables.

Learn how to set up credentials for programmatic access to Amazon Keyspaces.

Learn how to access Amazon Keyspaces by using your existing Cassandra drivers or cqlsh.

Training courses

Learn from AWS experts, and advance your skills and knowledge about Amazon Keyspaces.

Learn how to migrate a self-managed Apache Cassandra cluster to a fully managed keyspace by using Amazon Keyspaces.

Learn the benefits of and process for moving from self-managed databases to fully managed Amazon database solutions.


Learn Amazon Keyspaces concepts by watching these expert-led sessions.

AWS re:Invent 2019 Launchpad | What's New in Databases

How to get started using Amazon Keyspaces with just a few clicks in the console or a few lines of code.

re:Invent 2019: Leadership session: AWS purpose-built databases

Learn about how customers are using AWS purpose-built databases to build some of the most scalable applications on the planet.

Running Apache Cassandra workloads by using Amazon Keyspaces

Learn how to create new Cassandra resources in minutes, and dive deep on how to migrate existing Cassandra workloads to Amazon Keyspaces.

ApacheCon @Home 2020 - Advanced data modeling techniques for Cassandra

These advanced techniques and best practices will help you build highly scalable, fast, and robust data models. Learn how to model your data based on your queries and access patterns to ensure you have well-distributed data that enables your application to scale up as traffic grows.

Read the documentation
Read the documentation

Learn more about Amazon Keyspaces by reading the documentation.

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