Spring Data Apache Cassandra on Azure

This sample shows how to use Spring Data Apache Cassandra module with Azure CosmosDB service.



  • Azure Account
  • JDK 1.8 or above
  • Maven 3.0 or above
  • Curl


  1. Create a Cassandra account with Azure CosmosDB by following tutorial at here.

  2. Use Data Explorer from Azure Portal to create a keyspace named mykeyspace.

  3. Find application.properties at src/main/resources and fill in below properties.

    spring.data.cassandra.contact-points=<replace with your Cassandra contact point>
    spring.data.cassandra.username=<replace with your Cassandra account user name>
    spring.data.cassandra.password=<replace with your Cassandra account password>
  4. Build the sample application into a JAR package by running below command.

    mvn clean package


Following below steps to run and test the sample application.

  1. Run application.

    java -jar target/spring-data-cassandra-on-azure-0.1.0-SNAPSHOT.jar
  2. Create new users by running below command.

    curl -s -d '{"name":"Tom","species":"cat"}' -H "Content-Type: application/json" -X POST http://localhost:8080/pets
    curl -s -d '{"name":"Jerry","species":"mouse"}' -H "Content-Type: application/json" -X POST http://localhost:8080/pets

    Sample output is as below.

    Added Pet(id=1, name=Tom, species=cat).
    Added Pet(id=2, name=Jerry, species=mouse).
  3. Get all existing pets by running below command.

    curl -s http://localhost:8080/pets

    Sample output is as below.