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Version: 8.5


Zeebe is the process automation engine powering Camunda 8. 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 software as a service (SaaS) offering with Camunda 8 or deploy with Docker and Kubernetes (in the cloud or on-premise) with Camunda 8 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 (available through the exporters added in Camunda 8 Self-Managed).
  • Engage with an active community.

For documentation on deploying Zeebe as part of Camunda 8 Self-Managed, refer to the deployment guide.

Enterprise support for Zeebe

Paid support for Zeebe is available via either Camunda 8 Starter or Camunda 8 Enterprise plans. Customers can choose either plan based on their process automation requirements. Camunda 8 Enterprise customers also have the option of on-premise or private cloud deployment.

Additionally, regardless of how you are working with Zeebe and Camunda 8, you can always find support through the community.

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