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    Ievgenii Martynenko

    Ievgenii Martynenko

    4 months ago
    Hi again, theoretical question. If most use Docker/K8s to run dataflow on (each dataflow has own image, or each flow executes common image), why do we need Agent at all?
    Kevin Kho

    Kevin Kho

    4 months ago
    The agent is the done that spins up the new job and deploys the container/pod. The flows do not need to be using a common image and in general, the Agent process is the one that looks for Flows to run from Prefect Cloud. The agent and Flows do different things
    Ievgenii Martynenko

    Ievgenii Martynenko

    4 months ago
    got it, especially for Cloud part
    Anna Geller

    Anna Geller

    4 months ago
    this may also be useful