Specialist technology for the continuous movement of data using a set of independent agents connected together into pipelines. Supports a wide range of sources, targets and buffers (channels), along with the ability to chain agents together and to modify and drop events in-flight. Designed to be highly reliable, and to support reconfiguration without the need for a restart. Heavily integrated with the Hadoop ecosystem. An Apache project, donated by Cloudera in June 2011, graduating in June 2012, with a v1.2 release (the first considered ready for production use) in July 2012. Java based, with commercial support available as part of most Hadoop distributions.
Other Names Flume Vendors The Apache Software Foundation Type Commercial Open Source Last Updated January 2019 - v1.9
Is packaged by Apache Bigtop, Cloudera CDH, MapR Expansion Pack
version release date release links release comment 1.8 2017-10-04 announcement release page 1.9 2019-01-08 announcement release page