Here’s the difference between Airflow and Astronomer. The comparison is based on pricing, deployment, business model, and other important factors.
Apache Airflow is a workflow automation and scheduling system that can be used to author and manage data pipelines. Airflow uses workflows made of directed acyclic graphs (DAGs) of tasks.
Astronomer is an open-source data integration platform that helps data engineers to collaboratively contribute to the code which can be used by data scientists/engineers for integrating web applications. It is a hosted data pipeline service that can be used to connect various data source like oracle, mysql, salesforce etc to destinations like cloud platform amazon redshift, bi tools, google analytics and website analytics tools like kissmetrics. The company also provides implementation services to the companies with no data engineer.