What is Zeebe?
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 1.8K GitHub stars and 299 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Zeebe's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Zeebe?
- Define Workflows Graphically
- Choose Your Programming Language
- Deploy To Kubernetes
- Build Message-Driven Workflows
- Scale Up To (Very) High Throughput
- Export and Analyze Workflow Data
- Fault Tolerance (No Database Required)
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