Camunda Platform 8 - Orchestrate All The Things

Camunda Platform 8 – Orchestrate All the Things

Camunda Platform 8 is here! Find out why we built Camunda Platform 8, what problems it solves, and why it’s a universal process orchestrator.

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    Why R-KOM Chose Camunda Platform 8

    In this blog series, we highlight the customers who have chosen to utilize Camunda Platform 8 and explore the challenges those companies are attempting to overcome using process orchestration. For the latest installment of Why Camunda 8, we spoke with R-KOM, a telecommunications company based in Regensburg, Germany. When R-KOM was founded in 1997, its shareholders pooled their telecommunications infrastructure, which had evolved over decades with utility networks for water, electricity, and gas. Initially, R-KOM’s services were limited to business and the public sector, but now it has developed further in line with demand. Over the years, the company’s high-performance infrastructure and a broad range of products have grown. Today, R-KOM has a number of city networks in Eastern Bavaria...

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    Camunda Automation Platform 7.18.0-alpha4 Released

    We are pleased to announce the next alpha release of Camunda Platform Runtime 7.18. This release features the following improvements: Support for H2 2.1 Traditional Chinese translations are available Improved status monitoring of batch jobs Improved safety of executing a batch operation on the Batch Operation page 8 Bug Fixes You can download Camunda for free or run it with Docker. For a complete list of all improvements, take a look at the release notes. Please also see the list of known issues. If you want to dig in deeper, you can find the source code on GitHub. Support for H2 2.1 This release adds support for the H2 database in version 2.1, which provides fixes for vulnerabilities. Enterprise customers...

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    Camunda Optimize 3.9.0 alpha3 Released

    We’re excited to announce a new release of Camunda Optimize. Camunda Optimize provides business activity monitoring for workflows, supporting continuous process improvement by providing transparency into your automated workflows and decisions. Business-friendly reports, dashboards, and alerts make it possible to identify process bottlenecks, improve end-to-end processes, and evaluate the success of your process automation initiative. In the rest of this post, we’ll highlight some of the new capabilities introduced in Optimize 3.9.0 alpha3. What’s new? Ease of adding new reports to dashboard Reports are added to dashboards to design an individual overview of the performance of your processes. Adding reports to dashboards was already possible with previous versions of Optimize, but now we’ve reduced the number of steps to do...

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  • A Technical Sneak Peek into Camunda’s Connector...

    Learn what a connector is made of, how the code for a connector roughly looks, and how connectors can be operated in various scenarios. Since this is a preview, details are subject to change.

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    Why Process Orchestration Needs Advanced Workflow Patterns

    Life is seldom a straight line, and the same is true for processes. Therefore, you must be able to accurately express all the things happening in your business processes for proper end-to-end process orchestration. This requires workflow patterns that go beyond basic control flow patterns (like sequence or condition). If your orchestration tool does not provide those advanced workflow patterns, you will experience confusion amongst developers, you will need to implement time-consuming workarounds, and you will end up with confusing models. Let’s explore this by examining an example of why these advanced workflow patterns matter in today’s blog post. Initial process example Let’s assume you’re processing incoming orders of hand-crafted goods to be shipped individually. Each order consists of many...

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    Why Gruner + Jahr Chose Camunda 8

    In this new blog series, we explore the reasons why customers are migrating to Camunda 8. For our first installment of Why Camunda 8, we talked to Gruner + Jahr, one of the largest premium magazine publishers in Europe. G+J includes such established (German) print and digital brands as STERN, GEO, BRIGITTE, ESSEN & TRINKEN, and SCHÖNER WOHNEN, as well as younger brands such as CHEFKOCH, BARBARA, BEEF, 11FREUNDE. In addition to the numerous print and digital media offerings, G+J offers products and licenses such as the SCHÖNER WOHNEN collection. The digital business contributes more than half of revenues and is exhibiting continued strong growth. Indeed, the company’s digital products lead the rankings in all publishing segments, from news through...

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  • Camunda Platform 8.1.0-alpha3 Released

    We’re excited to announce the release of Camunda Platform 8.1.0-alpha3. If you’d like to get started with Camunda Platform 8.1.0-alpha3 right away, you can sign up for a free trial now. Create Process Instance Starting at User-Defined Elements An often requested feature is now available as a preview with Camunda Platform 8.1.0-alpha3: create a process instance starting at user-defined elements. When creating a process instance through the CreateProcessInstance RPC, the process instance is started at the default none start event. For testing purposes, you may want to start at one (or multiple) of the other elements. This feature is now available through both the CreateProcessInstance RPC and the CreateProcessInstanceWithResult RPC. It is available for use in the Zeebe Java client...

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    Camunda Optimize 3.9.0-preview1 Released

    We’re excited to announce the release of Camunda Optimize 3.9.0-preview1. Camunda Optimize provides business activity monitoring for workflows, supporting continuous process improvement by providing transparency into your automated workflows and decisions. Business-friendly reports, dashboards, and alerts make it possible to identify process bottlenecks, improve end-to-end processes, and evaluate the success of your process automation initiative. If you’re a user of Camunda 7 – Enterprise Edition, you can download the Camunda Optimize 3.9.0-preview1 release right away with your customer credentials. If not, start your free 30-day trial of Camunda Platform 8, which includes Optimize. What’s New? Optimize 3.9.0-preview1 makes the process overview more readable, introduces one-click collection and dashboard creation, and provides an advanced look at a feature that lets you...

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  • Camunda Desktop Modeler 5.1 Released

    We’re pleased to announce the release of Camunda Desktop Modeler 5.1. This release focuses on providing a smooth and intuitive modeling experience through several minor and major enhancements, such as the new multi-select context pad.

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