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Twitter open sources Storm-Hadoop hybrid called Summingbird

Sep 05, 2013, 14:00 (0 Talkback[s])

Twitter has open sourced a system that aims to mitigate the tradeoffs between batch processing and stream processing by combining them into a hybrid system. In the case of Twitter, Hadoop handles batch processing, Storm handles stream processing, and the hybrid system is called Summingbird. It's not a tool for every job, but it sounds pretty handy for those it's designed to address.

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