Apache Helix

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Apache Helix
Apache Helix Logo
Original author(s)LinkedIn
Stable release
0.9.1 / August 13, 2019; 18 months ago (2019-08-13)[1]
RepositoryHelix Repository
Written inJava
TypeCluster management framework
LicenseApache License 2.0

Apache Helix is an open-source cluster management framework developed by LinkedIn.


Helix is one of the several notable open source projects developed by LinkedIn. It is a stable cluster management framework used for the automatic management of partitioned, replicated and distributed resources hosted on a cluster of systems.[2]

Helix is one of several notable web applications originally developed by LinkedIn apart from Apache Samza, Apache Kafka and Voldemort.[3] The origins of Helix lie in a distributed NoSQL called Espresso.

Enterprises that use Apache Helix[edit]

The following is a list of notable enterprises that have used or are using Helix:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "ASF Git Repos - helix.git/commit". Retrieved 7 September 2019.
  2. ^ "Apache Helix - Home". helix.apache.org.
  3. ^ Asay, Matt. "The secrets to LinkedIn's open source success".

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