Get Started

Get Started

These guides demonstrate how to get started quickly with Hazelcast IMDG and Hazelcast Jet.

Hazelcast IMDG

Learn how to store and retrieve data from a distributed key-value store using Hazelcast IMDG. In this guide you’ll learn how to:

  • Create a cluster of 3 members.
  • Start Hazelcast Management Center
  • Add data to the cluster using a sample client in the language of your choice
  • Add and remove some cluster members to demonstrate data balancing capabilities of Hazelcast

Hazelcast Jet

Learn how to build a distributed data processing pipeline in Java using Hazelcast Jet. In this guide you’ll learn how to:

  • Install Hazelcast Jet and form a cluster on your computer
  • Build a simple pipeline that receives a stream of data, does some calculations and outputs some results
  • Submit the pipeline as a job to the cluster and observe the results
  • Scale the cluster up and down while the job is still running

Hazelcast Heroes

Hazelcast Heroes are people from the community who have made significant contributions to Hazelcast and made the ecosystem a better place. Contributions can be new features, bug fixes, documentation improvement, etc.

You can be a Hero!

You can be a Hero!

The foundation of Hazelcast is Open-Source. We believe that releasing software under an Open-Source license improves security and reliability.

Furthermore, the Open-Source model allows everybody to contribute. If you’re interested in helping us improve the ecosystem, we would be very happy to help you do so. Contributions include, but are in no way limited to code: you can

  • Start a meetup group
  • Improve the documentation
  • Start creating issues or feature requests
  • Write a post or publish a video
  • Help fellow users in our different support channels
  • etc.

Everything that makes the ecosystem is fair game! If you engage in our community, we would like to recognize that investment and officially acknowledge you as a Hazelcast Hero.

Your rewards

Your rewards

We know that contribution takes a significant time to do properly. For this reason, we would like to officially acknowledge this investment with the following rewards:

  • Hazelcast-related Swag
  • Your own ID card in our Hall of Heroes. We’ll make sure to mention your nomination in our Hazelcast social media channels
  • A privileged access channel to our Product Managers
  • An insight into our Product Roadmap
  • Invitation to our Hazelcast meetups and partner conferences
  • Coaching and reviewing to improve your Hazelcast-related content, blog posts, conference and meetup talks, and videos
  • Hazelcast Enterprise licenses
  • etc.

The Hero Path

Contributor Hero Superhero
  • Contribute five (5) Pull Requests to improve Hazelcast.
    The PR needs to be merged to count.
    The contribution can be code or documentation.
    If the contribution is truly awesome, it can count as more than one PR.
  • Organize a Hazelcast meetup
  • Give three (3) talks about Hazelcast in a public event
    The public event may be a meetup or a conference.
    The talk may be the same for different events.
  • Write three (3) blog posts about Hazelcast.
  • Actively help users on the different platforms: Gitter, Google Groups and StackOverflow.
  • Write detailed and reproducible issue reports on GitHub.
  • Contribute ten (10) PRs to improve Hazelcast
  • Organize a Hazelcast meetup six (6) times in a year
  • Post three (3) videos about Hazelcast
  • Voted as the most active contributor on the forum
  • Organize a Hazelcast meetup twelve (12) times in a year
  • Write a blog post or publish a video on Hazelcast that counts 10,000 views and 100 likes (if applicable)
  • Hazelcast-related Swag
  • Card in the Hall of Heroes
  • Mention of the nomination from the official Hazelcast social media channels
  • Rewards from the Contributor rank
  • Direct privileged access to the Product Managers
  • Early disclosure of the Product Roadmap
  • Invitations to take part in Hazelcast meetups and conferences
  • Rewards from the Hero rank
  • Surprise!

If you meet any of the requirements for a level, you have reached that level. In geek speak, those are ORs, not ANDs.

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