Spring Data for Apache Cassandra

The Apache Cassandra NoSQL Database offers many new capabilities for teams seeking a solution to handle high velocity, high volume and variable data flows. This new way of thinking introduces new concepts and a learning curve that can be intimidating to team members and team managers. Spring Data for Apache Cassandra offers a familiar interface to those who have used other Spring Data modules in the past.

Quick Start
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The learning curve for developing applications with Apache Cassandra is significantly reduced when using Spring Data for Apache Cassandra. With the power to stay at a high level with annotated POJOs, or at a low level with high performance data ingestion capabilities, the Spring Data for Apache Cassandra templates are sure to meet every application need.


  • Build repositories based on common Spring Data interfaces
  • Support for synchronous and asynchronous data operations
  • Asynchronous callback support
  • Support for XML based Keyspace creation and CQL Table creation
  • JavaConfig and XML Support for all Cluster and Session Capabilities
  • Exception Translation to the familiar Spring DataAccessException hierarchy
  • Convenient QueryBuilders to eliminate the need to learn CQL
  • Automatic implementation of Repository interfaces including support for custom query methods
  • Based on the latest DataStax Enterprise CQL Java Driver

Quick Start


The recommended way to get started using spring-data-cassandra in your project is with a dependency management system – the snippet below can be copied and pasted into your build. Need help? See our getting started guides on building with Maven and Gradle.