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What is Apache Airflow?

Last updated Jan 9, 2023 - Edit Source

Airflow is a data orchestrator and the first that made task scheduling popular with Python. Originally created by Maxime Beauchemin working at Airbnb.

Airflow programmatically author, schedule, and monitor workflows. It follows the imperative paradigm of schedule as how a DAG is run has to be defined within the Airflow jobs. Airflow calls its Workflow as code with the main characteristics