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 10.3K GitHub stars and 2.2K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Conductor's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Conductor?
4 companies reportedly use Conductor in their tech stacks, including Redfin, Giganoto.com, and Collective.
59 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Conductor.
- 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.
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