apache-flink Getting started with apache-flink Local runtime setup


  1. ensure you have java 6 or above and that the JAVA_HOME environment variable is set.

  2. download the latest flink binary here:

    wget flink-XXXX.tar.gz

    If you don't plan to work with Hadoop, pick the hadoop 1 version. Also, note the scala version you download, so you can add the correct maven dependencies in your programs.

  3. start flink:

    tar xzvf flink-XXXX.tar.gz

    Flink is already configured to run locally. To ensure flink is running, you can inspect the logs in flink/log/ or open the flink jobManager's interface running on http://localhost:8081.

  4. stop flink: