1. A Flume Embedded agent would be useful to applications which send data to a Flume agent acting as a "collector". Currently using the RPCClient or HTTPSource, if there is a burst of events or the collector is unavailable the application is responsible for queueing the events. By embedding a Flume agent the application would be configured with a Flume channel alleviating the need to buff�er in the client application.
2. A similar but su�fficiently diff�erent use case would be to replace a Flume agent deployed on the source system. In some environments Flume agents maybe deployed on the source systems simply to have a buff�er crossing the network boundry. In these scenarios the amount of work on the operations team could be reduced by simply embedding a simple agent in the source application. In a similar vane,there are environments where deploying anything but a J2EE application on application servers is troublesome.
They are both should be relatively simple to implement. Hope this helps.
Jeff On Thu, Feb 13, 2014 at 8:14 PM, Gary Malouf <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
Google searching and the wiki did not pick that up, thanks for the help! I think it would be good to have these use cases directly on Flume's website. On Thu, Feb 13, 2014 at 11:33 PM, Jeff Lord <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
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