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Zeebe is the process automation engine powering Camunda Cloud. While written in Java, you do not need to be a Java developer to use Zeebe.

With Zeebe you can:

  • Define processes graphically in BPMN 2.0
  • Choose any gRPC-supported programming language to implement your workers
  • Build processes that react to events from Apache Kafka and other messaging platforms
  • Use as part of a SaaS offering with Camunda Cloud or deploy with Docker and Kubernetes (in the cloud or on-premises) with Camunda Cloud Self-Managed.
  • Scale horizontally to handle very high throughput
  • Rely on fault tolerance and high availability for your processes
  • Export processes data for monitoring and analysis (currently only available through the Elasticsearch exporter added in Camunda Cloud Self-Managed)
  • Engage with an active community

For documentation on deploying Zeebe as part of Camunda Cloud Self-Managed, please refer to the deployment guide.

Paid support for Zeebe is only offered through Camunda Cloud or Camunda Cloud Self-Managed. Regardless of how you are working with Zeebe and Camunda Cloud, you can always find support through the community.

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