Piotr MazurDigital Transformation Solution Manager at Altkom Software & Consutling
Anonymous UserVirksomhedskonsulent - Digitalisering, Forretningsudvikling, BPM, Teknologi & Innovation at a consultancy
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"Camunda is much cheaper."
"I use the open-source free version."
"The open-source version of the product is free to use."
"The cost of this solution is better than some competing products."
"Licensing costs are anywhere from $80,000 to $100,000 USD per year."
"We use the open-source version, which can be used at no cost."
"I think Camunda BPM can improve their licensing costs. It isn't easy to find clients with Camunda BPM licenses mainly because it's quite expensive."
"When compared with the proprietary products, the pricing costs are much less, even though it is an enterprise edition."
"The pricing for the product is reasonable."
"Although Airflow is open source software, there's also commercial support for it by Astronomer. We personally don't use the commercial support, but it's always an option if you don't mind the extra cost."
"We are using the open-source version of Apache Airflow."
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Camunda Platform is a complete process automation tech stack with powerful execution engines for BPMN workflows and DMN decisions paired with essential applications for modeling, operations, and analytics.
With a clear vision to automate any process, anywhere, Camunda is reinventing process automation for the digital enterprise. Featuring a developer-friendly, open source approach, enterprises can use Camunda Platform to breakthrough technological, organizational, and infrastructure barriers, optimize their business processes, and drive their digital transformation initiatives forward.
AWS Step Functions lets you coordinate multiple AWS services into serverless workflows so you can build and update apps quickly. Using Step Functions, you can design and run workflows that stitch together services such as AWS Lambda and Amazon ECS into feature-rich applications. Workflows are made up of a series of steps, with the output of one step acting as input into the next. Application development is simpler and more intuitive using Step Functions, because it translates your workflow into a state machine diagram that is easy to understand, easy to explain to others, and easy to change. You can monitor each step of execution as it happens, which means you can identify and fix problems quickly. Step Functions automatically triggers and tracks each step, and retries when there are errors, so your application executes in order and as expected.
Airflow is a platform to programmatically author, schedule and monitor workflows.
Use airflow to author workflows as directed acyclic graphs (DAGs) of tasks. The airflow scheduler executes your tasks on an array of workers while following the specified dependencies. Rich command line utilities make performing complex surgeries on DAGs a snap. The rich user interface makes it easy to visualize pipelines running in production, monitor progress, and troubleshoot issues when needed.
When workflows are defined as code, they become more maintainable, versionable, testable, and collaborative.
Amazon Step Functions is ranked 33rd in Business Process Management (BPM) while Apache Airflow is ranked 8th in Business Process Management (BPM) with 6 reviews. Amazon Step Functions is rated 0.0, while Apache Airflow is rated 7.6. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Apache Airflow writes "Helps us maintain a clear separation of our functional logic from our operational logic". Amazon Step Functions is most compared with Pega BPM, IBM BPM, Appian, Newgen OmniFlow and K2, whereas Apache Airflow is most compared with IBM BPM, IBM Business Automation Workflow, Informatica Cloud Api and App Integration, Informatica Business Process Manager and OpenText 360 for SharePoint.
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