[Chicago-talk] Cron replacement

imran javaid imranjj at gmail.com
Mon Oct 11 10:37:41 PDT 2010

Most solutions out there seem to be written in Java (e.g. Open Source
Job Scheduler http://jobscheduler.sourceforge.net/ ). For a perl based
solution, take a look at TaskForest: http://www.taskforest.com/


On Sat, Oct 9, 2010 at 3:18 PM, Michael Potter <michael at potter.name> wrote:
> Mongers,
> I am looking for a batch processing control program and hope that
> something has been written in Perl.
> Some features I am hoping this cron replacement would have:
> 1) a web interface that would allow the system administrator to
> suspend all or select tasks.
> 2) web interface should also display which tasks are currently running.
> 3) support complex start times such as each weekday as long as that
> day is not a holiday.
> 4) start tasks a specified number of minutes after it previously finished.
> 5) start tasks only after a set of previously specified tasks finish
> successfully.
> 6) track runtimes so unusual runtimes can be identified.
> I see a program called norc written in Python, but I don't think
> Python will fly at the client site.
> --
> Michael Potter
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