Gartner Research

IT Workload Automation Broker: Job Scheduler 2.0

Published: 28 April 2008

ID: G00157440

Analyst(s): Milind Govekar

Summary

The IT Workload Automation Broker revolutionizes job scheduling automation capabilities to handle dynamic and mixed workloads, driven by business policies across a heterogeneous computing environment.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Introduction
  • Batch Processing Is Still Relevant but Has Changed
  • Typical ITWAB Characteristics
    • Policy-Driven Workload Management
    • Optimization of IT Resources
    • Architecture and Integration
  • What Is the Current State and Evolution of ITWAB?
  • Practical Applications of ITWAB
    • Uses of ITWAB for Maintaining Availability
    • Uses of ITWAB for Maintaining Performance

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