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Mastering Apache Storm

By : Ankit Jain
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Mastering Apache Storm

By: Ankit Jain

Overview of this book

Apache Storm is a real-time Big Data processing framework that processes large amounts of data reliably, guaranteeing that every message will be processed. Storm allows you to scale your data as it grows, making it an excellent platform to solve your big data problems. This extensive guide will help you understand right from the basics to the advanced topics of Storm. The book begins with a detailed introduction to real-time processing and where Storm fits in to solve these problems. You’ll get an understanding of deploying Storm on clusters by writing a basic Storm Hello World example. Next we’ll introduce you to Trident and you’ll get a clear understanding of how you can develop and deploy a trident topology. We cover topics such as monitoring, Storm Parallelism, scheduler and log processing, in a very easy to understand manner. You will also learn how to integrate Storm with other well-known Big Data technologies such as HBase, Redis, Kafka, and Hadoop to realize the full potential of Storm. With real-world examples and clear explanations, this book will ensure you will have a thorough mastery of Apache Storm. You will be able to use this knowledge to develop efficient, distributed real-time applications to cater to your business needs.
Table of Contents (19 chapters)
Title Page
About the Author
About the Reviewers
Customer Feedback

Integrating Storm with Elasticsearch

In this section, we are going to cover the installation of Storm with Elasticsearch. Elasticsearch is an open source, distributed search engine platform developed on Lucene. It provides a multitenant-capable, full-text search engine capability.

We are assuming that Elasticsearch is running on your environment. Please refer to to install Elasticsearch on any of the boxes if you don't have any running Elasticsearch cluster. Go through the following steps to integrate Storm with Elasticsearch:

  1. Create a Maven project using com.stormadvance for the groupID and storm_elasticsearch for the artifactID.
  2. Add the following dependencies and repositories to the pom.xml file: