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Storm: Distributed and Fault-tolerant Real-time Computation



Nathan Marz explain Storm, a distributed fault-tolerant and real-time computational system currently used by Twitter to keep statistics on user clicks for every URL and domain.


Nathan Marz was the lead engineer at BackType which was acquired by Twitter in July of 2011. He primarily programs in Clojure and is the author of numerous open-source projects, most notably Cascalog, ElephantDB, and Storm. Nathan enjoys speaking and has spoken about his work at conferences such as Cloud Connect, the Hadoop Summit, POSSCON, Gluecon, and Strange Loop. Blog:

About the conference

Strange Loop is a multi-disciplinary conference that aims to bring together the developers and thinkers building tomorrow's technology in fields such as emerging languages, alternative databases, concurrency, distributed systems, mobile development, and the web.

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Oct 21, 2011