ensure you have java 6 or above and that the
JAVA_HOME environment variable is set.
download the latest flink binary here:
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.
tar xzvf flink-XXXX.tar.gz ./flink/bin/start-local.sh
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