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Pros
"The most valuable features are that it is stable, flexible, and reliable.""The monitoring tool is helpful.""Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling has good integration.""The Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling features are simple to use.""It's good performance-wise."

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"Visually, this is a good product.""It's an automated flow, where you can build a flow from source to destination, then do the transformation in between.""The most valuable features of this solution are ease of use and implementation."

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Cons
"When creating a new instance there is a set of questions that have to be answered, and this is something that can be simplified.""The technical support needs to be improved.""The solution could improve by having more automation. Nowadays there is a vast variety of automation. Additionally, infrastructure monitoring could improve.""Scalability can be improved.""I would like to see a feature included that has the capability to clone when an instance is being terminated."

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"There should be a better way to integrate a development environment with local tools.""I think the UI interface needs to be more user-friendly.""There are some claims that NiFi is cloud-native but we have tested it, and it's not."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"I have not explored the price of the solution extensively, but from what I have seen the price is alright.""The price of this product could be a little bit lower.""The pricing is not fixed and it is based on usage.""Licensing fees are paid on a yearly basis.""Pricing could be a little bit more competitive."

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"It's an open-source solution."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: The most valuable features are that it is stable, flexible, and reliable.
Top Answer: The price of this product could be a little bit lower.
Top Answer: The technical support needs to be improved. From a usage perspective, it runs well, although there may be a use case where it will break that I have not yet come across.
Top Answer: Visually, this is a good product.
Top Answer: I am not involved in this area. I don't have any visibility in the costing and licensing. We have a department that goes through the licensing and once we approve the functions and the performance of… more »
Top Answer: The challenge with Apache NiFi is that it's not cloud-native. This makes it different from our workflow. The operations are over-complicated and when you build your pipeline, it's a nightmare to… more »
Ranking
7th
out of 14 in Compute Service
Views
708
Comparisons
592
Reviews
4
Average Words per Review
374
Rating
8.3
4th
out of 14 in Compute Service
Views
7,747
Comparisons
4,473
Reviews
3
Average Words per Review
518
Rating
7.7
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Overview

Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling helps you maintain application availability and allows you to automatically add or remove EC2 instances according to conditions you define. ... Dynamic scaling responds to changing demand and predictive scaling automatically schedules the right number of EC2 instances based on predicted demand.

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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Sample Customers
Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
Macquarie Telecom Group, Dovestech, Slovak Telekom, Looker, Hastings Group
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Media Company23%
Computer Software Company23%
Comms Service Provider18%
Retailer6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company26%
Comms Service Provider19%
Financial Services Firm10%
Manufacturing Company7%
Find out what your peers are saying about Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling vs. Apache NiFi and other solutions. Updated: November 2021.
552,136 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling is ranked 7th in Compute Service with 5 reviews while Apache NiFi is ranked 4th in Compute Service with 3 reviews. Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling is rated 8.2, while Apache NiFi is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling writes "Stable, flexible, reliable, and scales up or down automatically according to your requirements". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Apache NiFi writes "Open source solution that allows you to collect data with ease". Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling is most compared with AWS Fargate, AWS Lambda, Amazon Elastic Inference and Oracle Compute Cloud Service, whereas Apache NiFi is most compared with Google Cloud Dataflow, AWS Lambda, Azure Stream Analytics, Apache Storm and AWS Fargate. See our Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling vs. Apache NiFi report.

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