As a matter of fact, the deployment of Workload Automation (WA) to a Microsoft Azure cluster makes the implementation of the WA topology 10 times faster and 10 times more scalable compared to the same deployment to the classic on-premises platform, as is the case for Red Hat OpenShift, AWS EKS, Kubernetes and so on. The WA deployment to an Azure cluster can leverage all well-known cloud benefits.
To improve productivity and to save IT management costs and time, our customers are starting to move to the cloud environment and are moving heavy workloads from a set of on-premises machines to a resilient cloud infrastructure. So, our principal mission is to facilitate, secure, and support moving a workload automation deployment, from an on-premises infrastructure (minimum WA 95 FP3 version required) to any cloud infrastructure where Workload Automation (WA) is already supported.Link for the video guide: https://youtu.be/7AQHgCnpqLc
Zowe and its major components Web UI, API Mediation Layer, and CLI, are likely to become the new interface for the next generation of mainframers.The Zowe framework is the bridge that connects modern applications with the mainframe by providing easier interoperability and scalability among products and solutions offered by multiple vendors. Developers, testers, operators, and any other professional in the mainframe realm can easily create their tools to automate those tasks that usually would be done manually or through mainframe-native tools. They can build, modify, and debug z/OS applications even with limited z/OS expertise.
The SAP batch access method enables communication between an external SAP system and Workload Automation and provides a single point of entry for automating the launching of jobs, monitoring the status of jobs, and managing exceptions and recovery.“ …Which are the steps you need to follow to setup faster your Workload Automation environment to the target SAP system?...”
Are you familiar with docker-compose in the Workload Automation (WA) deployment process? It’s about time you started using it to deploy Workload Automation containers. The 3 “S” joint venture of WA, along with Docker Compose, stand by the following slogans: Simplicity?Not more than 5 steps. Speed?Just enough time for a coffee break. Security?No worries, we take care of everything.
Cloud-native applications and services are being adopted by more enterprises because of the adaptability and flexibility they provide. The apps are developed to be agile, automated, and easily scaled up or down depending on need.
Event Rules are an extension of Workload Automation (WA) capabilities that enable events occurring external to the scheduling environment to trigger actions on scheduling objects within WA. An ideal use of this capability is to detect the arrival of a file and then trigger an action to submit a Job Stream containing jobs to process the data contained in that file. This capability has been available for a while and is widely used. In this article, a hidden feature is explored where the name of the file and other properties related to the file are passed as variables to a Variable Table associated to the Job Stream being submitted as ac action where any Job within that Job Stream can retrieve those variables and process the data in the file