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Dstributing work in Flume 1.4

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    I looked at Apache Flume 1.4 documentation and its not clear about how to distribute the work accross nodes. I have to fetch data from multiple sources and multiple query terms for each source and need to poll them regularly. Older versions of Flume for flume-master and flume-node(s). Cloudera release notes says these concepts are replaced by Agents. But how to distribute the agent(s)?
    Should I manually create multiple configurations on each node and start agent on each of the node? or can be done through any centralized mechanism?

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  • #30504

    Hi Maruti,
    The new generation of flume does not have a centralized mechanism. The agents are independent. You would have to launch each agent on each of the nodes.


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