What’s new in Apache Airflow 2.3?


This session will talk about the awesome new features the community has built that were recently released in. Apache Airflow 2.3.

- Dynamic Task Mapping
- First-class support for DB Downgrades
- Pruning old DB records (No need of using Maintenance DAGs anymore)
- Building Connections using JSON
- UI Improvements

The talk will also cover the growth of Airflow Community over years and why Airflow is still the defacto tool for Workflow Orchestration.


Kaxil is currently working as the Director of Airflow Engineering Team @ Astronomer. Currently, he is one of the top three committers of the Airflow Project based on the number of commits. He is one of the release managers of Airflow. Most prominent works include co-authoring DAG Serialization, Scheduler HA, Secrets Backend.

He did his Masters in Data Science & Analytics from Royal Holloway, University of London. Started as a Data Scientist and then gained experience in Data Engineering, BigData and DevOps space. He began working on Airflow in 2017 while working at Data Reply as a BigData consultant and became a PMC member in 2018 and now works full-time at astronomer.io making Airflow better for everyone. He is a huge cricket fan and his favourite cricketers are Rahul Dravid and Virat Kohli.

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