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h1. Welcome to Apache Flume!

Apache Flume is a distributed, reliable, and available service for efficiently
collecting, aggregating, and moving large amounts of log data. It has a simple
and flexible architecture based on streaming data flows. It is robust and fault
tolerant with tunable reliability mechanisms and many failover and recovery
mechanisms. The system is centrally managed and allows for intelligent dynamic
management. It uses a simple extensible data model that allows for online
analytic application.

The Flume-NG is refactoring of the first generation Flume to solve certain
known issues and limitations of the original design. This is considered a
preview release; bugs should be expected.

Apache Flume is open-sourced under the Apache Software Foundation License v2.0.

h2. Documentation

Flume NG guide and FAQ are available here:

* https://cwiki.apache.org/FLUME/flume-ng.html
* https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/FLUME/Getting+Started

h2. Contact us!

* Mailing lists: http://incubator.apache.org/flume/mail-lists.html
* IRC channel #flume on irc.freenode.net

Bug and Issue tracker.

* https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FLUME

h2. Compiling Flume

Compiling Flume requires the following tools:

* Java JDK 1.6
* Apache Maven

To compile Flume, run `mvn compile`.
To build a distribution, run `mvn package`.

The final Flume distribution artifact will be in $project/flume-ng-dist/target/.
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