Using OpsWise to Replace CRON
A number of inquiries we get relating to OpsWise Automation Center, is from organizations who are growing, and as a result, it’s simply time to replace cron.
For decades, administrators of UNIX and UNIX-like systems such as Linux have relied on cron, the built-in systems scheduler, in order to schedule and automate tasks. In this post, we will explore cron’s strengths and weaknesses as well look at the challenges that this approach as opposed to an enterprise automation approach, such as OpsWise!
Last Updated (Thursday, 12 November 2009 16:11)