JobScheduler in a Nutshell
JobScheduler (JS) is a workload automation tool.
It is used to launch JS objects, such as
jobs and/or orders,
at the occurrence of
time, file or calendar events.
JS was recognised in 2012 by Gartner Inc.
with a placement in their
Magic Quadrant for workload automation.
JobScheduler provides solutions from simple to complex scheduling scenarios.
It is available with
an open source or a commercial licence.
JobScheduler is a batch program, running on Unix systems as a demon and
on Windows as a service.
Monitored by JOC,
via the external API and
from the command line.
object editor (JOE)
is used to create and maintain objects.
Flat XML files are used for the configuration of objects
(jobs, chains, calendars, orders, ...)
Features such as
a network monitor interface,
an audit trail,
load balancing are provided.
Scalability can be provided by
multiple JS instances.
Platforms & Databases:
Platforms: Windows , Linux, Solaris, HP-UX, IBM AIX, Amazon EC2
Databases: SQL Server, Oracle, DB2, MariaDB, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Sybase ASE
Commercial and OSS users worldwide
Under continual development since 2005 and in a mature status
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