Falcon is a feed processing and feed management system aimed at making it easier for end consumers to onboard their feed processing and feed management on hadoop clusters.
Start with these simple steps to install an falcon instance Simple setup. Also refer to Falcon architecture and documentation in Documentation. On boarding describes steps to on-board a pipeline to Falcon. It also gives a sample pipeline for reference. Entity Specification gives complete details of all Falcon entities.
Falcon provides OOTB lifecycle management for Tables in Hive (HCatalog) such as table replication for BCP and table eviction. Falcon also enforces Security on protected resources and enables SSL.
Falcon is distributed under Apache License 2.0.