What is a Runbook?

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What is a Runbook?

What is a Runbook: a runbook is a collection of procedures, instruction, and operations used for reference (like Standard Operating procedures), which systems administrators or operations teams perform in the normal course of monitoring, controlling, and orchestrating technical systems and process.

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What is an Enterprise Process Scheduler?

What is Runbook Automation?

What is Runbook Automation?

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What is Run Book Automation?

Run Book Automation (RBA) is defining, building, orchestrating, managing and reporting automation on workflows which support system and network operational processes.

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What is a Runbook?

What is an Enterprise Process Scheduler?

What is an Enterprise Process Scheduler?

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What is an Enterprise Scheduler?

The enterprise scheduler can be thought of as a capstone or top of stack process orchestration application, which automates, monitors and controls workflow throughout the enterprise IT infrastructure.

Enterprise Process Scheduler Common Capabilities

Common Enterprise Scheduler Capabilities (not exhaustive) when compared to common operating system Schedulers (e.g. CRON, Windows Scheduler):

  • Built-in Reporting Capability.
  • Flexibility in recovery operations
  • Integration – Web Services, COM Interfaces
  • Intervention capabilities, including retries, alerts, job stream suspension, auto-restarts, and upstream/downstream dependency monitoring
  • Management Console capability
  • Multi-Platform Support (Windows, Unix /Linux, IBM, etc.)
  • Multiple Calendar Support (Fiscal, Gregorian, etc.)
  • Out of the box integration with other COTS systems (ERP, ETL, Database, etc.)
  • Queuing Concept for Load Management
  • Runbook Automation
  • Scripting Capability
  • Security – LDAP and Roles based security capability
  • Self Service Automation
  • single point of control, you can view and manage composite and/or cross-application, workloads
  • Workload Automation

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