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Getting Started With Apache NiFi and Hortonworks HDF

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Getting Started With Apache NiFi and Hortonworks HDF

How to start using Apache NiFi with HDF from Hortonworks.

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Hortonworks Sandbox for HDP and HDF is your chance to get started on learning, developing, testing and trying out new features. Each download comes preconfigured with interactive tutorials, sample data and developments from the Apache community.

Installing Apache NiFi / Hortonworks HDF is very easy. You can download the ZIP or GZ and just uncompress and run out of the directory. Or for Mac users, you can just do:

brew install nifi

To start NiFi on a Mac after installing, it's as simple as using the nifi command with 'start'.

➜ ~ nifi
Usage nifi {start|stop|run|restart|status|dump|install}

➜ ~ nifi status
Java home: /Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/jdk1.8.0_71.jdk/Contents/Home
NiFi home: /usr/local/Cellar/nifi/0.4.1/libexec
Bootstrap Config File: /usr/local/Cellar/nifi/0.4.1/libexec/conf/bootstrap.conf
2016-04-01 14:19:16,705 INFO [main] org.apache.nifi.bootstrap.Command Apache NiFi is currently running, listening to Bootstrap on port 62463, PID=96859

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Once you have NiFi running you can load one of the NiFi Templates from here.

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