Apache NiFi Reviews

4.3 out of 5 stars
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Infrastructure Engineer at Zirous, Inc.
May 20 2016

What is most valuable?

The web based UI is phenomenal in allowing an easier usage of configurations than Apache Flume. We will see Hortonworks begin to slowly move away from Flume and bring Apache NiFi into their platform. NiFi allows the user to track the data... more»

How has it helped my organization?

NiFi has allowed my organization to greatly increase our visualization of data flows. This has subsequently increase our understanding of the entire systematic process from data receiving to endpoint visualization.
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Software Engineer at a consultancy with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jun 11 2017

What is most valuable?

We are a research institution and use NiFi for its easy Java extensibility, built-in provenance capturing, and graphical web interface.

How has it helped my organization?

We are replacing a custom built Java data ingestion system that over time had become difficult to maintain and was brittle. NiFi allows us to organize our ingestion as the directed graphs and provides a useful GUI, that can be used to... more»

What needs improvement?

Most of our data is binary and we frequently must write our own processors. Also, there is no support for the stateful operations that require information from other data flows or look-up tables.


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Apache NiFi is an easy to use, powerful, and reliable system to process and distribute data. It supports powerful and scalable directed graphs of data routing, transformation, and system mediation logic.
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