In this chapter, you will get acquainted with the following topics:
An overview of Storm
The "before Storm" era and key features of Storm
Storm cluster modes
Starting various daemons
Playing with Storm configurations
Over the complete course of the chapter, you will learn why Storm is creating a buzz in the industry and why it is relevant in present-day scenarios. What is this real-time computation? We will also explain the different types of Storm's cluster modes, the installation, and the approach to configuration.