We continue to grow quickly and introduce a lot of value across Camunda BPM, our complete process automation platform with powerful execution engines for BPMN workflows and DMN decisions paired with tools for collaboration, modeling, operations and analytics. To help you keep abreast of what is coming and when, we are changing our software release cadence.
This article shows the fastest way to get a Camunda BPM server running on Microsoft Azure with command line usage. You should be comfortable with using a command-line interface (CLI), otherwise please switch to my blog “Anyone can run Camunda BPM on Azure in 10 Minutes”.
The resulting server will be suitable as a (shared, insecure) playground accessible via the internet. It is not a secure setup suitable for production usage. A technical operator setting up a production system would certainly approach things differently and possibly choose different Azure services.
In business processes involving human workflow the task assignment logic can become quite elaborate. For instance the processing of insurance claims, or other variants of approval processes, may require many or complex task assignment rules. The Decision Model and Notation (DMN) decision tables are an excellent tool to manage such rules — outside of code, in a business user-friendly way.
Zeebe implements fundamentally new concepts for workflow automation which allow for unprecedented horizontal scalability. With Zeebe, you can orchestrate microservices of any scale while ensuring complete visibility into the executed business processes. This solves one of the major problems we are seeing in the software development space today, a problem that cannot be solved by any of the existing workflow products in the market.