This manual is for an old version of Hazelcast Jet, use the latest stable version.


  • Hazelcast Jet or Jet both refer to the same distributed data processing engine provided by Hazelcast, Inc.
  • Hazelcast or Hazelcast IMDG both refer to Hazelcast in-memory data grid middleware. Hazelcast is also the name of the company (Hazelcast, Inc.) providing Hazelcast IMDG and Hazelcast Jet.


Hazelcast Jet and Hazelcast Jet Reference Manual are free and provided under the Apache License, Version 2.0.


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Getting Help

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Typographical Conventions

The below table shows the conventions used in this manual.

Convention Description
bold font - Indicates part of a sentence that requires the reader's specific attention.
- Also indicates property/parameter values.
italic font - When italicized words are enclosed with "<" and ">", it indicates a variable in the command or code syntax that you must replace (for example, hazelcast-<version>.jar).
- Note and Related Information texts are in italics.
monospace Indicates files, folders, class and library names, code snippets, and inline code words in a sentence.
RELATED INFORMATION Indicates a resource that is relevant to the topic, usually with a link or cross-reference.
image NOTE Indicates information that is of special interest or importance, for example an additional action required only in certain circumstances.
element & attribute Mostly used in the context of declarative configuration that you perform using an XML file. Element refers to an XML tag used to configure a feature. Attribute is a parameter owned by an element, contributing into the declaration of that element's configuration. Please see the following example.

<property name="property1">value1</property>

In this example, name is an attribute of the property element.