Follow these few steps to download the latest stable versions and get started.
To be able to run Flink, the only requirement is to have a working Java 8 or 11 installation. You can check the correct installation of Java by issuing the following command:
Download the 1.12.0 release and un-tar it.
Flink ships with a single bash script to start a local cluster.
Releases of Flink come with a number of example Jobs. You can quickly deploy one of these applications to the running cluster.
Additionally, you can check Flink’s Web UI to monitor the status of the Cluster and running Job.
When you are finished you can quickly stop the cluster and all running components.