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CQL, here we come
CQL, the Cassandra Query Language, looks very much like SQL. Run the CQL shell by running the "cqlsh" python script back in the bin folder (double click the "cqlsh" file, then specify the application to run it with as the full path to python.exe on your machine).
Once you're in the CQL shell, you can use the USE command as you did in the CLI client. Then, SQL-like sytax becomes the norm. Use the CREATE TABLE command to create a column family, and use INSERT and SELECT to create data and query it, respectively. The commands shown here create a column family called "emp", insert a row of data into it and read the data back.