Instance architecture blueprint used for common use cases

What is a Stack

A stack is an instance of a Platform built from an architecture blueprint that you can manage as a single unit. Platforms provide building blocks that are reused in a large number of products and services. It has a set of components that can be deployed to a target cloud environment as a preconfigured single unit. In other words, you can deploy, pause, resume, clone, move, update, or teardown stacks as a single operation. 

‚ÄčAll the resources in a stack have preset configurations that can also be tailored using the dpstudio platform configuration UI.
A Data Flow stack, for example, includes all the components and configurations required to create a data ingestion platform, including Kubernetes, Kafka, Elastic ELK, Grafana, and StreamSets Data Collector.

If you no longer need that stack, you can simply tear-down the stack, and all of its components and cloud resources are deleted.

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