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Getting the count of Cassandra table records


Extract the estimated number of records in a Cassandra cluster to verify that the data model is correct, or to troubleshoot slow response times.

  • To obtain the estimated number of records, in the nodetool utility, run the nodetool cfstats command.

    Using the select count(*) command often produces a timeout exception when trying to extract a table record count.
    For more information, see the Apache Cassandra documentation.

  • Pega alerts for Cassandra

    Determine the causes of performance issues in your application and learn how to resolve them by analyzing Cassandra-related alert messages.

  • Troubleshooting Cassandra

    Identify the root cause of degraded performance by completing corresponding monitoring activities. Learn about the most commonly encountered Cassandra issues and how to address them.

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