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Mirror of Apache Flume

h1. Welcome to Flume!

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

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

h2.  Documentation

Flume's installation instructions can be found here:

Flume's user guide, cookbook, and FAQ are available here:


h2. Contact us!

* User mailing list:
* Developer mailling list:
* IRC channel #flume on

Bug and Issue tracker.


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-distribution/target/.
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