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Heterogeneous and overwhelmingly large amounts of data is not the only theme of big data. In certain circumstances, speed of processing can be as important as the volume. Storm is a distributed realtime computation system. It has similar scalability to Hadoop, with throughput as fast as a million tuples per second. It enables for real time processing what Hadoop does for batch.