Apache Aurora is a service scheduler that runs on top of Apache Mesos, enabling you to run long-running services, cron jobs, and ad-hoc jobs that take advantage of Apache Mesos’ scalability, fault-tolerance, and resource isolation.

We encourage you to ask questions on the Aurora user list or the #aurora IRC channel on

Getting Started

Information for everyone new to Apache Aurora.


Description of important Aurora features.


For those that wish to manage and fine-tune an Aurora cluster.


The complete reference of commands, configuration options, and scheduler internals.

Additional Resources


All the information you need to start modifying Aurora and contributing back to the project.