Workflow Run Configurations


Run configurations decouple the design and execution phases of Hop workflow development. A workflow is a definition of how data is processed, a run configurations defines where the workflow is executed. Hop supports a number of different runtime engines, each of which will be described in more detail in this section. Each run configuration comes with its own set of parameters and configuration options, all of which are stored as Hop Metadata.

Choosing a Run Configuration

When starting a new workflow click New next to 'Workflow run configuration'. All run configurations have a name, description and an engine type, each engine type has its own set of configuration options.

Once created, run configurations are available from the 'Workflow run configuration' list and are ready to use.

Workflow Run configuration


The tab contains the name, description and the dropdown list for the workflow engine types.

Option Description


The name you want to use for this workflow run configuration.


A description you want to use for this workflow run configuration (optional).

Execution information location

The Execution Information Location to use with this workflow run configuration.

Engine type

The available engine types are: