Azkaban Alternatives

    Azkaban is described as 'batch workflow job scheduler created at LinkedIn to run Hadoop jobs. Azkaban resolves the ordering through job dependencies and provides an easy to use web user interface to maintain and track your workflows'. There are more than 10 alternatives to Azkaban for a variety of platforms, including Linux, SaaS, Online / Web-based, Self-Hosted solutions and Clever Cloud. The best alternative is RunDeck, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Azkaban are Apache Airflow (Free, Open Source), StackStorm (Free, Open Source), Zenaton (Freemium) and Shipyard App (Freemium).

    This page was last updated May 8, 2021

    1. RunDeck is an open source automation service with a web console, command line tools and a WebAPI. It lets you easily run automation tasks across a set of nodes.
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    2. Airflow is a platform to programmaticaly author, schedule and monitor data pipelines.
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    3. StackStorm is a powerful open-source automation platform that wires together all of your apps, services and workflows. It’s extendable, flexible, and built with love for DevOps and ChatOps.
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    4. Zenaton is a developer tool and hosted workflow engine for writing, running and monitoring all of your background processes whether it is a single task or a long running workflow.
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    5. Shipyard is a cloud-based workflow automation platform that removes complexity and increases visibility of automation efforts. It empowers Data Teams to focus on launching, monitoring, and sharing their business solutions without the need for DevOps.


    6. CloudReactor makes it incredibly easy for engineers to deploy, orchestrate, monitor and manage data pipelines in the cloud.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Luigi is a Python module that helps you build complex pipelines of batch jobs. It handles dependency resolution, workflow management, visualization etc. It also comes with Hadoop support built in.
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    7. Metaflow is a human-friendly Python library that helps scientists and engineers build and manage real-life data science projects.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      A dataflow-based python workflow framework.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Oozie is a workflow scheduler system to manage Apache Hadoop jobs. Oozie Workflow jobs are Directed Acyclical Graphs (DAGs) of actions. Oozie Coordinator jobs are recurrent Oozie Workflow jobs triggered by time (frequency) and data availability.
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