This documentation is for Apache BookKeeper™ version 4.16.3.
Apache BookKeeper™ is a scalable, fault-tolerant, low-latency storage service optimized for real-time workloads. It offers durability, replication, and strong consistency as essentials for building reliable real-time applications.
BookKeeper is suitable for a wide variety of use cases, including:
|WAL (write-ahead logging)||The HDFS namenode|
|WAL (write-ahead logging)||Twitter Manhattan|
|WAL (write-ahead logging)||HerdDB|
|WAL (write-ahead logging)||Pravega|
|Message storage||Apache Pulsar|
|Offset/cursor storage||Apache Pulsar|
|Object/BLOB storage||Storing snapshots to replicated state machines|
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- Concepts: Start with concepts. This will help you to fully understand the other parts of the documentation, including the setup, integration and operation guides.
- Getting Started: Install Apache BookKeeper and run bookies locally
- API: Read the API documentation to learn how to use Apache BookKeeper to build your applications.
- Deployment: The Deployment Guide shows how to deploy Apache BookKeeper to production clusters.
- Operations: The Admin Guide shows how to run Apache BookKeeper on production, what are the production considerations and best practices.
- Details: Learn design details to know more internals.