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What is a Cloud Scheduler? How to Better Schedule Cloud-Based Jobs
December 14, 2023
Organizations are increasingly turning to the cloud as they build out their IT infrastructure. Cloud adoption has become commonplace as companies look to reduce IT costs from purchasing, managing, and maintaining on-premises infrastructure and hardware. Plus, cloud services can provide greater scalability and increased flexibility for accessing content across the business. By 2026, Gartner predicts Read More
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The Top Windows Task Scheduler Alternative You Need To Try & 4 Reasons Why
November 30, 2023
As IT environments grow in complexity, relying on native scheduling tools leaves IT teams struggling with complexity and limited features. That’s why more and more organizations are turning to enterprise workload automation (WLA) to break from the limitations and implement a more robust automation strategy. With limited time and resources, it’s easy to fall back Read More
Posted in Automate Smarter, JAMS, Windows Task Scheduler
Batch Processing vs. Stream Processing
October 2, 2023
With an increase in the data flowing through organizations, a business is only as good as their ability to process it. There’s never been more diverse sources of data, and with that, there are multiple options for processing that data. Two of the most popular types right now are stream processing and batch processing.   Streaming Read More
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Service Orchestration and Automation Platforms: What They Are and Why They Matter
September 20, 2023
There’s a new categorization in the enterprise automation world that is creating quite the buzz: Service Orchestration and Automation Platforms (SOAPs). SOAPs are considered by consultants as the forward-looking, transformative classification for workload automation solutions that orchestrate across platforms, applications, environments, and infrastructures. According to Gartner, for Infrastructure and Operations (I&O) teams, this new categorization Read More
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Workload Orchestration: The Next Evolution in IT
August 31, 2023
As IT environments grow in complexity, companies are looking for ways to get a better handle on their workflows. While batch processing emerged as an early way to process more data without maximizing resources, businesses and technology have evolved and a new type of software has emerged—workload orchestration. Learn how we’ve entered this next chapter, Read More
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What is a Batch Scheduler?
June 28, 2023
What is a Batch Scheduler?  A batch scheduler is a tool to execute multiple processes and enable automated batch processing. These batches can include anything in your IT environment like scripts, loads, tasks, multi-step workloads, and file transfers to name a few. Batch processes are executed via scripts and run in the background of your Read More
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Workload Automation Jargon
May 5, 2023
Workload Automation terms have gone largely unchecked over the last few years. What was once simply referred to as “batch processing” has now evolved (or devolved) into a multitude of terms such as “application automation,” “runbook automation,” “resource automation,” and more.  What are the differences? Largely, there are none! Whether you’re running Hadoop shell or pig Read More
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