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HDP Developer: Apache Storm and Trident

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This course provides a technical introduction to the fundamentals of Apache Storm and Trident that includes the concepts, terminology, architecture, installation, operation, and management of Storm and Trident. Simple Storm and Trident code excerpts are provided throughout the course. The course also includes an introduction to, and code samples for, Apache Kafka. Apache Kafka is a messaging system that is commonly used in concert with Storm and Trident.


Approximately 2 days


Self-paced, online exploration or Instructor led exploration and discussion.


Students must have experience developing Java applications and using a Java IDE. Labs are completed using the Eclipse IDE and Gradle. Students should have a basic understanding of Hadoop.

Target Audience

Hadoop developers who need to be able to design and build Storm and Kafka applications using Java and the Trident API.

Course Schedule

Hortonworks University provides an immersive and valuable real world experience in scenario-based training Courses. Our classes are available both in classroom or online, from anywhere in the world.

Course Objectives

At the completion of the course students will be able to:


Recognize differences between batch and real-time data processing


Define Storm elements including tuples, streams, spouts, topologies, worker processes, executors, and stream groupings


Explain and install Storm architectural components, including Nimbus, Supervisors, and ZooKeeper cluster


Recognize/interpret Java code for a spout, bolt, or topologies


Identify how to develop and submit a topology to a local or remote distributed cluster


Recognize and explain the differences between reliable and unreliable Storm operation


Manage and monitor Storm using the command-line client or browser-based Storm User Interface (UI)


Define Kafka topics, producers, consumers, and brokers


Publish Kafka messages to Storm or Trident topologies


Define Trident elements including tuples, streams, batches, partitions, topologies, Trident spouts, and operations


Recognize and interpret the code for Trident operations, including filters, functions, aggregations, merges, and joins


Recognize the differences between the different types of Trident state


Identify how Trident state supports exactly-once processing semantics and idempotent operation


Recognize the differences in fault tolerance between different types of Trident spouts


Recognize and interpret the code for Trident state-based operations


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Hortonworks  University

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