What is Zookeeper™?

ZooKeeper is an open source Apache® project that provides a centralized infrastructure and services that enable synchronization across a cluster.

Apache® ZooKeeper™ maintains common objects needed in large cluster environments. Examples of these objects include configuration information, hierarchical naming space, and so on. Applications can leverage these services to coordinate distributed processing across large clusters.

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