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Apache Storm past, present and future

Submitted by Arun Mahadevan (@arunm) on Tuesday, 26 April 2016

Technical level: Intermediate


Apache Storm is one of the most mature and widely adopted real-time data platforms available. In this session we look at how Storm has evolved over the years, take an in-depth look at the new features that were added in the recently released Apache Storm 1.0 and how some of those features can be used to solve common streaming and IOT use cases.


  • A bit of history, what was in versions 0.9.x and 0.10.x
  • Storm 1.0 overview
  • Automatic back pressure, Resource Aware scheduling, Dist. cache api
  • Native windowing support
  • State checkpointing
  • Streaming SQL
  • Storm 2.0 and future

Speaker bio

Apache Storm Committer & PMC member, been contributing features to Apache Storm and helping the design and development of Internet of Things platform at Hortonworks.


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