That’s the new Version 2.9

We are very pleased to announce the new version 2.9 of BICsuite and schedulix. In addition to the already very powerful features of earlier versions, in this release we have paid particular attention to make the operation in some issues even more efficient and flexible. Here are the most important innovations: GUI shell:Although most BICsuite and schedulix tasks are solved with the graphical user interface, occasionally it is more efficient and practical to access the command line interface....
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independIT at FOSSASIA 2019

Great value has always been placed on open source at independIT, but in the past year this emphasis has grown even more. The trend is clearly evident. Ever greater numbers of public authorities and major companies are gradually switching to open source software, which increasingly takes them in search of transparent, viable alternatives to proprietary software systems. As developer of the open source solution schedulix job scheduler, we can observe this new orientation towards the open source e...
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The XING story: Effortless growth process with automated data warehouse management

Since it was founded in 2003, Xing has enjoyed steady and rapid growth, and today has more than 11 million members. According to its 2016 annual report, XING is the largest and, with 60 million visits per month, the most frequently used social network for professional contacts in the German-speaking area. And no matter which growth figures one looks at – revenue, user numbers or employees – the development curve is always an upward one. At a social network company such as XING, which deals exclu...
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Relieving backlog situations after maintenance work and system outages

Following maintenance work on the server and system outages, backlogs with resource bottlenecks inevitably occur in the workload automation that need to be resolved as quickly as possible. In a backlog situation, the operator team has to take the necessary measures to maintain production operations, and to be able to return to normal operation as quickly as possible. In doing so, key or critical batches and jobs have to be given a higher priority. Unimportant or non-critical jobs have to be eith...
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Tutorial 9: More time scheduling options

In that video we execute time scheduled jobs on specific days by changing the master schedules that we created in video tutorial number 8. The Munich job should run every Friday. The New York job has to run on the last Friday of the month, and the Tokyo job should only run when Friday falls on a 13th. More videos about the BICsuite scheduling system Explore the BICsuite-highlights You have some questions? Please contact us!
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Tutorial 8: Time scheduling with different time zones

The video describes some basic time scheduling functions with the newly added time zones New York and Tokyo. We prepare three jobs to start in Munich, New York and Tokyo every day at 5 pm local time. Tutorial 9: More time scheduling options Explore the BICsuite-highlights You have some questions? Please contact us!
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Data warehouse automation

A multitude of processes have to be executed in data warehouse environments on a daily basis. Although an enterprise scheduling system is to be found in many companies, it is frequently not used for controlling the individual processes in data warehouse operation. In the majority of cases, larger and more complex batch processes are triggered by the enterprise scheduling system, but the workflow control within these high level batch processes takes place using alternative solutions outside the e...
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Tutorial 6: Exit State Translations and workarounds

That tutorial explains, how to handle in BICsuite and schedulix a small weak point in the result of the last video. Because the second job was skipped, the whole batch appeared with the Exit State SKIPPED. Here's how to finalize the batch with SUCCESS. BASIC users create a dummy-job as a workaround, users of the PROFESSIONAL and ENTERPRISE edition learn how to use the Exit State Translations. Tutorial 7: Setting user defaults Tutorial 8: Time scheduling with different time zone...
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Tutorial 5: Conditional execution of a job within a batch

In this tutorial you create a batch consisting of the jobs 'LOAD_NEW_DATA' and 'PROCESS_DATA'. The job 'PROCESS_DATA' should only run if the job 'LOAD_NEW_DATA' has actually loaded new data. Codeline for the field Run Program: SDMSpopup.sh $JOBNAME -c 0=SUCCESS:1=NO_DATA:2=FAILURE" Tutorial 6: Exit State Translations and workarounds Tutorial 7: Setting user defaults Tutorial 8: Time scheduling with different time zones
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