Using Timely as a time series database

Now that we are able to transform raw information into a clean series of Twitter sentiment with parameters such as hashtags, emojis, or US states, such a time series should be stored reliably and made available for fast query lookups.

In the Hadoop ecosystem, OpenTSDB ( is the default database for storing millions of chronological data points. However, instead of using the obvious candidate, we will introduce one you may not have come across before, called Timely ( Timely is a recently open sourced project started by the National Security Agency (NSA), as a clone of OpenTSDB, which uses Accumulo instead of HBase for its underlying storage. ...

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