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A microservices orchestration engine that runs in the cloud
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What is Conductor?

Conductor is an orchestration engine that runs in the cloud.
Conductor is a tool in the Microservices Tools category of a tech stack.
Conductor is an open source tool with 2.3K GitHub stars and 702 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Conductor's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Conductor?

19 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Conductor.

Why developers like Conductor?

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Conductor's Features

  • Allow creating complex process / business flows in which individual task is implemented by a microservice.
  • A JSON DSL based blueprint defines the execution flow.
  • Provide visibility and traceability into the these process flows.
  • Expose control semantics around pause, resume, restart, etc allowing for better devops experience.
  • Allow greater reuse of existing microservices providing an easier path for onboarding.
  • User interface to visualize the process flows.
  • Ability to synchronously process all the tasks when needed.
  • Ability to scale millions of concurrently running process flows.
  • Backed by a queuing service abstracted from the clients.
  • Be able to operate on HTTP or other transports e.g. gRPC.

Conductor Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Conductor?
Istio is an open platform for providing a uniform way to integrate microservices, manage traffic flow across microservices, enforce policies and aggregate telemetry data. Istio's control plane provides an abstraction layer over the underlying cluster management platform, such as Kubernetes, Mesos, etc.
Kong is a scalable, open source API Layer (also known as an API Gateway, or API Middleware). Kong controls layer 4 and 7 traffic and is extended through Plugins, which provide extra functionality and services beyond the core platform.
It is open source, production quality, framework for developing RESTful Web Services in Java that provides support for JAX-RS APIs and serves as a JAX-RS (JSR 311 & JSR 339) Reference Implementation. It provides it’s own API that extend the JAX-RS toolkit with additional features and utilities to further simplify RESTful service and client development.
linkerd is an out-of-process network stack for microservices. It functions as a transparent RPC proxy, handling everything needed to make inter-service RPC safe and sane--including load-balancing, service discovery, instrumentation, and routing.
Express Gateway
A cloud-native microservices gateway completely configurable and extensible through JavaScript/Node.js built for ALL platforms and languages. Enterprise features are FREE thanks to the power of 3K+ ExpressJS battle hardened modules.
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