Setting up MiNiFi
Apache MiNiFi is a lightweight version of NiFi, to be used in data collection at the source. Increasingly, the source has become smaller IoT devices, sensors, and low-powered computers such as the Raspberry Pi. To incorporate these devices into your data pipelines, you need a way to get the data off the device. MiNiFi allows you to stream the data to NiFi as part of a standard data pipeline.
To get the MiNiFi binary, browse to https://nifi.apache.org/minifi/. The following screenshot is of the MiNiFi home page and will provide you with information and documentation for the project:
From the main navigation bar, go to Downloads and select the Download MiNiFi Components option. You will need to decide whether you want to run the MiNiFi Java or MiNiFi C++ version. Which version is appropriate will depend on the specifications of the device where MiNiFi will live. If you need the smallest footprint...