Here’s the difference between Airflow and Atlan. 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.
Atlan is a modern data collaboration workspace (like Github for engineering or Figma for design). By acting as a virtual hub for data assets ranging from tables and dashboards to models & code, Atlan enables teams to create a single source of truth for all their data assets, and collaborate across the modern data stack through deep integrations with tools like Slack, BI tools, data science tools and more. Atlan has been recognized as a Gartner Cool Vendor in the inaugural report on DataOps, one of the top 3 companies globally.