Apache Airflow Installation on Ubuntu 18.04 & 18.10

Airflow is great for running huge, complex processes, but can also be a tremendous help even on a small scale. What follows is a step-by-step process that was done as an implementation to handle a lot of the heavy-lifting infrastructure that allows a burgeoning small business to continue to scale. The end result is a single local implementation of Airflow that is automatically running as a daemon process on a local server.

Real ‘Magic’

“There is no magic! The one basic truth of successful execution bears repeating. There is no magic. There is only logic, common sense, forethought, vast amounts of hard work, and a fanatic dedication to the task at hand”.