Execution framework

The data pipeline is based on Apache Ant (open source). Its main configuration is XML-based.

It might count deprecated as a build tool, but it still shines as a process execution framework with rich standard features, like:

  1. Process execution (command line, Java, etc.)

  2. File operations

  3. XML operations (XSLT execution, schema validation, etc)

Beyond the standard features, also 3rd party tools integrate with Apache Ant, like: