Installing and Upgrading
This chapter provides pre- and post-installation details, and deployment options of Hazelcast IMDG.
Hazelcast IMDG provides a number of options on how to install it. Here’s a brief overview of them:
CLI: Fastest way of getting Hazelcast IMDG running (in the client/server mode). Currently not suitable for production usage, but rather for development purposes.
Maven: Easiest way for Maven users (typically Java developers), especially appropriate for the embedded mode when Hazelcast IMDG is tightly coupled with the application.
Docker: One line Docker based setup.
Download Archives: Provides the most flexibility and all the tooling, but takes a little longer time.
A separate section is dedicated for deployments into cloud, which includes the following: