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Stay in sync with Apache Zookeeper


Pranil Dasika


Understand the application of apache zookeeper in a distributed environment. Use-case: Keeping metadata, config files in sync in a large geographically distributed environment


ZooKeeper is a centralized service for maintaining configuration information, naming, providing distributed synchronization, and providing group services. Will discuss the typical use-cases and some real-life applications which are using ZooKeeper. A small demo to end the talk.


Basic understanding of challenges in distributed systems will help.

Speaker bio

Developer at, Global Mobile Optimization Platform.
Built a service using Apache ZooKeeper and CuratorFramework to coordinate across data centers.