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From William Slacum <wsla...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Node.js, RabbitMQ, and Accumulo
Date Thu, 03 May 2012 01:00:35 GMT
That's some bad ass rock star tech right there. Linking up node.js via a
strong messaging protocol is a huge step towards getting a generic doc
store going that could compete with MongoDB.

On Wed, May 2, 2012 at 9:46 PM, Josh Elser <josh.elser@gmail.com> wrote:

> A while back, I wrote some code as a proof of concept to use node.js (an
> event-driven, server-side Javascript environment) as a way to ingest data
> into Accumulo. I think it's a cool example of alternative ways to get data
> into Accumulo, so I cleaned up what I wrote and posted it to Github.
>
> https://github.com/joshelser/**node-accumulo<https://github.com/joshelser/node-accumulo>
>
> Using RabbitMQ (open source message broker which implements the AMQP
> standard) and a node.js plugin for AMQP, I was able to send data from a
> node.js process, through RabbitMQ, into a background Java process which
> inserts the data into Accumulo.
>
> The example is a contrived website hit-tracking application (think Google
> Analytics). When a user visits a website, an HTTP request -- with the
> client IP, server IP, and current timestamp in the query string -- is made
> to an HTTP server running inside of the node.js process. This information
> then makes its way into Accumulo as a key-value pair.
>
> I hope to expand on this some more, but I wanted to share the existing
> concept with everyone. Instructions and additional information can be found
> on the project page. Feedback is welcome!
>
> - Josh
>

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