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The Ultimate Guide to Getting Started with Apache Airflow

A free ebook about the best-in-class open source technology for data orchestration, brought to you by the Astronomer team.

  • Introduction to Apache Airflow
  • Key concepts and components of Airflow explained
  • Interactive map of additional resources to help you get started
  • Apache Airflow certification
  • Real-life use cases and examples
  • FAQs and more!

Leveraged by 1M+ data engineers and deployed by 1000s of companies as the unbiased data control plane, it connects business with data processing fabric.

Apache Airflow is the industry standard tool used to programmatically author, schedule and monitor your data pipelines. Created as an open-source project, today it’s considered the leading workflow orchestration solution.

Because Airflow is capable of fulfilling so many use cases, running Airflow at scale can often seem like a daunting task. Thankfully, Astronomer has produced both tools and educational resources for helping teams adopt Airflow at scale. Whether you’re a field engineer trying to deploy your first DAG or a CTO planning to adopt Airflow at your organization, we have you covered.

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The Ultimate Guide to Getting Started with Apache Airflow

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Kenten Danas

Kenten Danas

Field Engineer at Astronomer

Apache Airflow has become an essential part of the modern data stack. At Astronomer we live and breathe Airflow, which is why we’ve decided to share that knowledge with data professionals looking to get started with the tool. We truly hope you’ll enjoy the content of our ebook and find it useful in your data engineering journey.

Kaxil Naik

Kaxil Naik

Manager of Airflow Engineering, Founding team at Astronomer, Apache Airflow PMC Member & Core Committer

The power of the Apache Airflow community is impressive! We make sure that Airflow gets better every day, serving users from all around the world. We appreciate both technical and non-code engagement and we do our best to share knowledge about the modern data stack.

Marc Lamberti

Marc Lamberti

Head of Customer Training at Astronomer

By running the Apache Airflow Certification course, I talk to a lot of people who are at the beginning of their Airflow journey. The Ultimate Guide to Getting Started With Apache Airflow was made for them—data engineers and decision makers who want to learn about the power of data orchestration.