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Alternatives to Zeebe

Istio, Kong, Zuul, Jersey, and linkerd are the most popular alternatives and competitors to Zeebe.
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What is Zeebe and what are its top alternatives?

It is a workflow engine for microservices orchestration. It ensures that, once started, flows are always carried out fully, retrying steps in case of failures. Along the way, it maintains a complete audit log so that the progress of flows can be monitored. It is fault tolerant and scales seamlessly to handle growing transaction volumes.
Zeebe is a tool in the Microservices Tools category of a tech stack.
Zeebe is an open source tool with GitHub stars and GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Zeebe's open source repository on GitHub

Top Alternatives to Zeebe

  • Istio
    Istio

    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
    Kong

    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. ...

  • Zuul
    Zuul

    It is the front door for all requests from devices and websites to the backend of the Netflix streaming application. As an edge service application, It is built to enable dynamic routing, monitoring, resiliency, and security. Routing is an integral part of a microservice architecture. ...

  • Jersey
    Jersey

    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
    linkerd

    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. ...

  • Azure Service Fabric
    Azure Service Fabric

    Azure Service Fabric is a distributed systems platform that makes it easy to package, deploy, and manage scalable and reliable microservices. Service Fabric addresses the significant challenges in developing and managing cloud apps. ...

  • Netflix OSS
    Netflix OSS

    It provides tools and services to get the most out of your (big) data. It also provides runtime containers, libraries and services that power microservices. ...

  • Dapr
    Dapr

    It is a portable, event-driven runtime that makes it easy for developers to build resilient, stateless and stateful microservices that run on the cloud and edge and embraces the diversity of languages and developer frameworks. ...

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Istio

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    Great flexibility
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    Ingress controller
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    Resiliency
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    Easy integration with Kubernetes and Docker
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    Full Security
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    Powerful authorization mechanisms
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Kong

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PROS OF KONG
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    Easy to maintain
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    Flexible
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    Great performance
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    Api blueprint
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    Custom Plugins
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    Kubernetes-native
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    Agnostic
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    Al Tsang
    Problem/Challenge

    We needed a lightweight and completely customizable #microservices #gateway to be able to generate #JWT and introspect #OAuth2 tokens as well. The #gateway was going to front all #APIs for our single page web app as well as externalized #APIs for our partners.

    Contenders

    We looked at Tyk Cloud and Kong. Kong's plugins are all Lua based and its core is NGINX and OpenResty. Although it's open source, it's not the greatest platform to be able to customize. On top of that enterprise features are paid and expensive. Tyk is Go and the nomenclature used within Tyk like "sessions" was bizarre, and again enterprise features were paid.

    Decision

    We ultimately decided to roll our own using ExpressJS into Express Gateway because the use case for using ExpressJS as an #API #gateway was tried and true, in fact - all the enterprise features that the other two charge for #OAuth2 introspection etc were freely available within ExpressJS middleware.

    Outcome

    We opened source Express Gateway with a core set of plugins and the community started writing their own and could quickly do so by rolling lots of ExpressJS middleware into Express Gateway

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    Zuul

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    An edge service that provides dynamic routing, monitoring, resiliency, security, and more
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    PROS OF ZUUL
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      Load blancing
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      Jersey

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      PROS OF JERSEY
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        Lightweight
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        Fast Performance With Microservices
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        Java standard
      CONS OF JERSEY
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        linkerd

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        PROS OF LINKERD
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          Fast Integration
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          Pre-check permissions
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          Light Weight
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          Azure Service Fabric

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          Distributed systems platform that simplifies build, package, deploy, and management of scalable microservices apps
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          PROS OF AZURE SERVICE FABRIC
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            Intelligent, fast, reliable
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            Open source
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            Superior programming models
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            More reliable than Kubernetes
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            Runs most of Azure core services
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            Reliability
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            Quickest recovery and healing in the world
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            Deploy anywhere
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            Is data storage technology
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            Battle hardened in Azure > 10 Years
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            Netflix OSS

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            A set of frameworks and libraries to solve distributed-systems problems at scale
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                Dapr

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                PROS OF DAPR
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                  Manage inter-service state
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                  App dashboard for rapid log overview
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                  Zipkin app tracing "for free"
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