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Re: Managed Apache Airflow Service on Google Cloud Platform


Feng,

We are really grateful for the work Googlers have put in the in the
project, including improving compatibility with GCP.

Thanks for your contributions and congratulations on the launch!

Best regards,
Arthur


On Tue, May 1, 2018 at 9:59 AM Feng Lu <fenglu@xxxxxxxxxx.invalid> wrote:

> *Hello everyone,I want to let everyone know that today Google Cloud
> launched a new managed service based on Apache Airflow - Cloud Composer[1].
> Now that we have launched into public beta, I wanted to connect with the
> community to share why we chose Airflow and our plans for Composer and
> involvement with the Airflow community.A year ago we set out to build a
> workflow orchestration product for Google Cloud. We strongly believe that
> such a system should be based on open source - it’s described as a core
> value on our public landing page[2]. We chose Airflow for many reasons,
> including the awesome community, its approachability for developers, and
> its core concepts. We built Cloud Composer because we wanted to make
> Airflow accessible to all Google Cloud customers. We’re also encouraging
> these customers to use Airflow outside of Google Cloud - whether it be
> another Cloud or on-premise. When we started building Cloud Composer we got
> involved in the Airflow community. You have probably seen a few Googlers
> submitting pull requests, including myself. We do not plan on forking
> Airflow with the release of Cloud Composer and it’s our commitment to
> remain involved in the Airflow community as we grow Composer. We will
> continue to actively contribute to Airflow and look forward to partnering
> with the community. You should expect to see myself and other Googlers
> involved in Airflow in the future.Best,Feng[1]
> https://cloud.google.com/composer <https://cloud.google.com/composer>[2]
> https://cloud.google.com/ <https://cloud.google.com/>*
>