Introduction to Apache Flume

You know that Apache sqoop which is a ingestion tool designed to transfer data between RDBMS and Hadoop system. Let me discuss about Apache Flume.

Apache Flume is a data ingestion tool in Hadoop system and has been developed by Cloudera to collect ,process, aggregating streaming data from various servers and places in HDFS(Hadoop distributed file system ) in a efficient and reliable manner.

Initially, Apache Flume came into market to handle only log data of server. Later, it was equipped to handle event data as well.