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YSF

09/01/2022, 8:48 PM
Just wanted to share some honest feedback. I love and support the Prefect project a ton and am super grateful to the community. I just started fiddling with the new Prefect Orion UI. I had been using the Prefect 1 Cloud UI before. I'm a little bit lost on the user experience. I might just be too heavily comparing it to what I was used to seeing before. Here's an example though: When I go to flows, I'm essentially inspecting my data pipelines. When I click on a flow/pipeline, I see the deployments. Which is reasonable. However when I click deployments, I'd expect to see information like a history of runs and states. As well as what used to be the "schematic" tab from the old cloud UI, where I can see the actual flow graph. It just feels like what is essentially your flow/pipline's "homepage" should have more information about the pipeline itself. The visual lineage definition of a flow and run history are the two main things I care about when it comes to an existing pipeline, so its been jarring to have that cut out and put elsewhere.
Unless the UI in Orion local and cloud are different. In which case I'll need to try cloud before making judgements.
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Evan Sutherland

09/01/2022, 9:14 PM
Thank you for this feedback @YSF. We’re continuing to refine these pages and feedback like this is super helpful.
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YSF

09/01/2022, 9:18 PM
Yeah of course. And I hope it comes across as constructive and not critical because that's my intent. I'm meeting my account rep early next week about getting enterprise. Am I still able to request enterprise cloud for Prefect 1 and then move over to 2 in the future? Maybe that's a question for him.
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Evan Sutherland

09/02/2022, 2:28 AM
I‘m sorry I dont know the answer to that. Is the UI a motivating reason for you wanting to stay on 1?
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Taylor Curran

09/02/2022, 1:31 PM
Hi again Yusuf. You are still able to request Prefect 1. Your account rep will be able to walk you through the options in your coming meeting. Thank you for your questions and feedback, as Even mentioned, this is very valuable to us at this time.
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YSF

09/02/2022, 3:17 PM
Thank you guys for your responses! This is why I love the prefect community. @Evan Sutherland, this alone is not enough but I'm having some growing pains with the radar ui, and dags. I love that it can support more production ready and complex systems, but my bread and butter is dags right now. But I was looking at github and it seems like someone has already created an enhancement/issue for this: https://github.com/PrefectHQ/prefect/issues/6502