What is Amazon SWF?
Amazon Simple Workflow allows you to structure the various processing steps in an application that runs across one or more machines as a set of “tasks.” Amazon SWF manages dependencies between the tasks, schedules the tasks for execution, and runs any logic that needs to be executed in parallel. The service also stores the tasks, reliably dispatches them to application components, tracks their progress, and keeps their latest state.
Amazon SWF is a tool in the Cloud Task Management category of a tech stack.
Who uses Amazon SWF?
13 companies reportedly use Amazon SWF in their tech stacks, including Lookout, Better, and NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
7 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Amazon SWF.
Why developers like Amazon SWF?
Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Amazon SWF
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Amazon SWF's Features
- Maintaining application state
- Tracking workflow executions and logging their progress
- Holding and dispatching tasks
- Controlling which tasks each of your application hosts will be assigned to execute
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