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April 18-21, 2016

Santa Clara, California

Vishnu Rao

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Vishnu Rao

Seniour Software Engineer, PocketMath


MySQL Enthusiast, Doodle Maker & fellow Programmer @ - worlds largest self-serve mobile DSP. i am a surgeon at M*A*S*H (MySQL Army Surgical Hospital) & i doodle at


In a galaxy far, far away…. We use Apache Storm to process our data stream in real time. In general, we add more stream partitions/shards to increase throughput and things work fine. But, when the stream shrinks i.e. a stream partition/shard gets deleted? things fall apart. In this storm wars episode, we discuss a solution to handle this scenario. PS: May the force be with you!