White Paper: ActiveBatch Processes Data Across Applications and Platforms
You know Windows Task Scheduler and UNIX crontabs. You also know about database triggers and other application-specific mechanisms for triggering actions. You're also probably familiar with their limitations. Although these tools can absolutely schedule actions for a single product, the don't do well when actions need to be scheduled across multiple products. They're great at scheduling an activity based on the time of day, but more complex needs like event-based scheduling usually aren't available. If your IT job scheduling needs go beyond the clock on the wall, you need a better solution.