What is Cloudflow?
It enables you to quickly develop, orchestrate, and operate distributed streaming applications on Kubernetes. With Cloudflow, streaming applications are comprised of small composable components wired together with schema-based contracts. It can dramatically accelerate streaming application development—reducing the time required to create, package, and deploy—from weeks to hours.
Cloudflow is a tool in the Big Data Tools category of a tech stack.
Cloudflow is an open source tool with 211 GitHub stars and 57 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Cloudflow's open source repository on GitHub
Pros of Cloudflow
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- Apache Spark, Apache Flink, and Akka Streams
- Focus only on business logic, leave the boilerplate to us
- We provide all the tooling for going from business logic to a deployable Docker image
- We provide Kubernetes tooling to deploy your distributed system with a single command, and manage durable connections between processing stages
- With a Lightbend subscription, you get all the tools you need to provide insights, observability, and lifecycle management for evolving your distributed streaming application
Cloudflow Alternatives & Comparisons
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