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Colt Rodgers
Real User
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… 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… more»

What needs improvement?


What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Free setup-cost. Day-to-day is simply the cost to maintain the server it is running on.

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We were previously using Apache Flume for our data ingestion. Flume was a solid product, but it just did not offer the visual representations and full start-to-end processing that our organization was… more»

What other advice do I have?

Phenomenal product. It is in its early stages, and through further development this product has the potential to be a powerhouse in the Big Data sector of the tech industry.

What is Apache NiFi?

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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