MapR 4.0.x Documentation : Flume

Flume is a reliable, distributed service for collecting, aggregating, and moving large amounts of log data, generally delivering the data to a distributed file system such as MapR-FS. For more information about Flume, see the Apache Flume Incubation Wiki.

See also the Flume Release Notes for MapR.

Installing Flume

The following procedures use the operating system package managers to download and install from the MapR Repository. If you want to install this component manually from packages files, see Packages and Dependencies for MapR Software.

To install Flume on an Ubuntu cluster:

  1. Execute the following commands as root or using sudo.
  2. This procedure is to be performed on a MapR cluster. If you have not installed MapR, see the Advanced Installation Topics.
  3. Update the list of available packages:

    apt-get update
  4. On each planned Flume node, install mapr-flume:

    apt-get install mapr-flume

To install Flume on a Red Hat or CentOS cluster:

  1. Execute the following commands as root or using sudo.
  2. This procedure is to be performed on a MapR cluster. If you have not installed MapR, see the Advanced Installation Topics.
  3. On each planned Flume node, install mapr-flume:

    yum install mapr-flume

Using Flume

For information about configuring and using Flume, see the following documents: