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Getting Started with Hazelcast

By : Matthew Johns
Book Image

Getting Started with Hazelcast

By: Matthew Johns

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Getting Started with Hazelcast
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Let's get started

First things first, let's create a working directory for our project.

Now, let's navigate to Hazelcast's download page:

The following image shows what the downloading page should look like:

We will use the latest version, in this case Version 2.6.


While there is nothing stopping you working with the enterprise edition, there is nothing within this book that requires it. For our purposes, the community edition will do just fine.

In unpacking the archive, you will find a lib/ directory. This contains the various library JAR files we could use within our application. For now, let's copy lib/hazelcast-2.6.jar to our working directory.