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Re: Managed Apache Airflow Service on Google Cloud Platform

While I'm no longer a Googler, while there, I was excited about this!!!


Ben Tallman - 503.680.5709

On Tue, May 1, 2018 at 10:31 AM, Maxime Beauchemin <
maximebeauchemin@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I'm sure the community agrees when I say that we're happy and honored to
> have Googlers on board.
> Congrats on the launch!
> Max
> On Tue, May 1, 2018 at 9:58 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]
> > <>[2]
> > <>*
> >