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uber / cadence

Cadence is a distributed, scalable, durable, and highly available orchestration engine to execute as...

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Visit to learn about Cadence.

This repo contains the source code of the Cadence server. To implement workflows, activities and worker use Go client or Java client.

See Maxim's talk at [email protected] Conference for an architectural overview of Cadence.

Getting Started

Start the cadence-server locally

We highly recommend that you use Cadence service docker to run the service.

Run the Samples

Try out the sample recipes for Go or Java to get started.


Try out Cadence command-line tool to perform various tasks on Cadence

Use Cadence Web

Try out Cadence Web UI to view your workflows on Cadence.
(This is already available at localhost:8088 if you run Cadence with docker compose)


We'd love your help in making Cadence great. Please review our contribution guide.

If you'd like to propose a new feature, first join the Cadence discussion group and Slack channel to start a discussion and check if there are existing design discussions. Also peruse our design docs in case a feature has been designed but not yet implemented. Once you're sure the proposal is not covered elsewhere, please follow our proposal instructions.


MIT License, please see LICENSE for details.

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