PacktLib: BMC Control-M 7: A Journey from Traditional Batch Scheduling to Workload Automation

BMC Control-M 7: A Journey from Traditional Batch Scheduling to Workload Automation

Credits

About the Author

Acknowledgement

About the Reviewers

www.PacktPub.com

Preface

Get to Know the Concept

Introduce batch processing

Automating batch processing

Centralized enterprise scheduling

From batch scheduling to workload automation

Summary

Exploring Control-M

Control-M overview

Control-M Architecture and Components

How do Organizations Work With Control-M?

Where to Start?

Summary

Building the Control-M Infrastructure

Three ages to workload automation

Planning the Batch environment

Pre-installation technical considerations

Installation

Summary

Creating and Managing Batch Flows with Control-M GUI

The Control-M way — continued

Working with Control-M Desktop and EM GUI Client

Summary

Administrating the Control-M Infrastructure

Additional component installations

Expanding and updating the batch environment

Frequent administration tasks

Summary

Advanced Batch Scheduling and Management

Importing existing batch processing tasks

Enhance the file processing batch flow

Advanced batch management

Control-M reporting facility

Summary

Beyond Everyday Administration

GUI alternative — command-line utilities

Securing the environment

Control-M mirroring and failover

Perfecting Control-M

Summary

Road to Workload Automation

Integrating Control-M with business processes

Managing batch jobs as workloads

Into the Cloud

Summary

Index