Do You Need a Test Environment for Your Job Scheduler?

Job schedulers are often implemented with a single operational environment for all scheduled jobs. For organizations using native scheduling tools, this usually occurs because maintaining separate test and production environments in those tools is a lot of work. Why take the time and effort to rebuild every job in production after testing it? Unfortunately, putting

Source Code Management for Centralized Workload Automation

Reining in the source of all your jobs is an essential step in your transition to centralized workload automation. Even if you are not writing code all day, you must think of yourself as a developer. Your “application” is the business. And, the features of your application are its automated workloads. Silos are for Farms,