Chapter 1. Introducing Storm
This chapter covers
- What Storm is
- The definition of big data
- Big data tools
- How Storm fits into the big data picture
- Reasons for using Storm
Apache Storm is a distributed, real-time computational framework that makes processing unbounded streams of data easy. Storm can be integrated with your existing queuing and persistence technologies, consuming streams of data and processing/transforming these streams in many ways.
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