Amazon SWF vs Workfront: What are the differences?
What is Amazon SWF? Automate the coordination, auditing, and scaling of applications across multiple machines. 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.
What is Workfront? A cloud-based project management tool for marketing, IT and all teams. It allows user to manage projects in one place. It helps marketing, IT, & enterprise teams conquer chaos by improving productivity, collaboration, and visibility.
Amazon SWF and Workfront can be categorized as "Cloud Task Management" tools.
Some of the features offered by Amazon SWF are:
- Maintaining application state
- Tracking workflow executions and logging their progress
- Holding and dispatching tasks
On the other hand, Workfront provides the following key features:
- Project and Portfolio Management
- Resource Management
- Capacity Planning