Azkaban documentation!

What is Azkaban

Azkaban is a distributed Workflow Manager, implemented at LinkedIn to solve the problem of Hadoop job dependencies. We had jobs that needed to run in order, from ETL jobs to data analytics products.

See the Getting Started for more details.


  • Distributed Multiple Executor
  • MySQL Retry
  • Friendly UI
  • Conditional Workflow
  • Data Triggers
  • High Security
  • Support plug-in extensions, from Web UI to job Execution
  • Full Authorship management system



Users and development team are in the Gitter.

Developers interested in getting more involved with Azkaban may join the mailing lists mailing lists, report bugs, and make contributions.