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Realtime, distributed, fault-tolerant stream processing engine from Twitter
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What is Heron?

Heron is realtime analytics platform developed by Twitter. It is the direct successor of Apache Storm, built to be backwards compatible with Storm's topology API but with a wide array of architectural improvements.
Heron is a tool in the Stream Processing category of a tech stack.
Heron is an open source tool with GitHub stars and GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Heron's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Heron?


20 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Heron.
Pros of Heron
Support most popular container environment
Highly Customizable
Operation friendly
Realtime Stream Processing

Heron Alternatives & Comparisons

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Heron's Followers
63 developers follow Heron to keep up with related blogs and decisions.