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    Bob Colner

    11 months ago
    Just now skimming the ‘Orion’ blog post -am I reading this correctly that all existing prefect core workflow will not be supported ~1 year from now?
    Jeremiah

    Jeremiah

    11 months ago
    Hi Bob - what you’re referring to is that we are committed to providing full support and bugfixes for Prefect 1.0 for at least one year after the Prefect 2.0 release. I believe that even without any formal commitment, we haven’t broken support for any version of Prefect since 0.6 (someone check me on that), but we want to make sure that our users know that we are making an unusually long formal support commitment for the Orion release (relative to the normal pace of Prefect upgrades!)
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    Bob Colner

    11 months ago
    thanks Jeremiah. So to clarify Orion == prefect 2.0 and it will continue to be an open-source core project with optional commercial hosting?
    Jeremiah

    Jeremiah

    11 months ago
    That’s right! If you follow this page you’ll see an FAQ where we will continue to add more and more information about the transition: https://orion-docs.prefect.io/faq/#relationship-with-other-prefect-products. In a simple sense, think of Orion as combining both Prefect Core and Prefect Server into a simpler, more performant, straight up better package. It will always be open-source, as well as forming the basis for our commercial platform.
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    Bob Colner

    11 months ago
    thanks! you may want to add ^^ to the top of the blog post!
    Jeremiah

    Jeremiah

    11 months ago
    Noted 🙂
    And updated! Thanks for letting us know that was confusing.
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    Bob Colner

    11 months ago
    ha, no prob. Another Q -will it be possible to run workflows in Orion without the server? similar to how you can run a workflow in standalone core currently (ala ‘dev’ mode)
    Jeremiah

    Jeremiah

    11 months ago
    Yup, Orion has a very cool architecture. It preserves the local interactive experience but still takes advantage of either an ephemeral or persistent server
    So you can run every example in the docs without a server
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    Bob Colner

    11 months ago
    nice! some fools may be using standalone core in production…LOL