Browse Definitions :
Definition

Apache Storm

Storm_logo

Storm is a free and open source (FOSS) distributed real-time computation system being developed by the Apache Software Foundation (ASF).

Storm can be used with any programming language and integrates with any queuing and database technologies. Applications of Storm include stream processing, continuous computation, distributed remote procedure call (RPC) and ETL (extract, transform, load) functions.

Storm was originally developed by a team led by Nathan Marz at BackType Labs. The purpose driving its development was the need for a real-time data processing platform. Although technologies such as MapReduce and Hadoop had made it possible to store and process massive quantities of data, they were restricted to batch processing. 

The Storm project was open sourced when BackType was acquired by Twitter. The software became a top-level Apache project in 2014 and is available under the Apache License.

See an introduction to Apache Storm:

This was last updated in February 2016

Continue Reading About Apache Storm

SearchCompliance
  • OPSEC (operations security)

    OPSEC (operations security) is a security and risk management process and strategy that classifies information, then determines ...

  • smart contract

    A smart contract is a decentralized application that executes business logic in response to events.

  • compliance risk

    Compliance risk is an organization's potential exposure to legal penalties, financial forfeiture and material loss, resulting ...

SearchSecurity
  • private key

    A private key, also known as a secret key, is a variable in cryptography that is used with an algorithm to encrypt and decrypt ...

  • DOS (disk operating system)

    A DOS, or disk operating system, is an operating system that runs from a disk drive. The term can also refer to a particular ...

  • security token

    A security token is a physical or digital device that provides two-factor authentication for a user to prove their identity in a ...

SearchHealthIT
SearchDisasterRecovery
  • What is risk mitigation?

    Risk mitigation is a strategy to prepare for and lessen the effects of threats faced by a business.

  • change control

    Change control is a systematic approach to managing all changes made to a product or system.

  • disaster recovery (DR)

    Disaster recovery (DR) is an organization's ability to respond to and recover from an event that affects business operations.

SearchStorage
  • What is RAID 6?

    RAID 6, also known as double-parity RAID, uses two parity stripes on each disk. It allows for two disk failures within the RAID ...

  • PCIe SSD (PCIe solid-state drive)

    A PCIe SSD (PCIe solid-state drive) is a high-speed expansion card that attaches a computer to its peripherals.

  • VRAM (video RAM)

    VRAM (video RAM) refers to any type of random access memory (RAM) specifically used to store image data for a computer display.

Close