What is PubNub?
PubNub is a real-time messaging platform which uses publisher / subscriber pattern. You can find out more about PubNub by visiting www.pubnub.com
What is Storm?
Storm is a free and open source distributed realtime computation system. Storm can be used in scenarios like: realtime analytics, online machine learning, continuous computation, distributed RPC, ETL, and more. To learn more about Storm project, visit Storm Project website
PubNub Spout for Storm
Once you get familiar with Storm, you would know that Storm uses a concept called Spouts. A Spout is a source of streams in a Storm topology. Basically Spout is the one who will read tuples from the external source and emit them in to the Storm topology. Please refer to Storm Wiki to read more about the concept of Spout.
In this post it will show how to use PubNub as the real-time external data source for a Storm topology, by making a PubNub Spout. Continue reading PubNub Spout for Storm