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Twitter Storm: Open Source Real-time Hadoop

Sep 28, 2011, 12:00 (0 Talkback[s])


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"Twitter has open-sourced Storm, its distributed, fault-tolerant, real-time computation system, at GitHub under the Eclipse Public License 1.0. Storm is the real-time processing system developed by BackType, which is now under the Twitter umbrella. The latest package available from GitHub is Storm 0.5.2, and is mostly written in Clojure.

Storm provides a set of general primitives for doing distributed real-time computation. It can be used for "stream processing", processing messages and updating databases in real-time

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