In this blog, we are going to take you through a quick Fireside chat with HCL Workload Automation's Chief Software Architect, Franco Mossotto talking more about HCL Workload Automation and HCL software's cloud native approach.
Oracle E-Business Suite as the name suggests is a suite of several application software mainly consisting of enterprise resource planning (ERP), customer relationship management (CRM), and supply-chain management (SCM) with the Oracle relational database management system (RDBMS) at its very core. Oracle E-Business Suite is one of the most popular solutions out there. Globally organizations use it to streamline their business processes and manage their day-to-day transactions and ultimately reduce costs and bring more efficiency.
No matter if your environment is based on rock solid z/OS controller or on light weight and easily scalable docker instances, or if your distributed, on premises master and backup master are rocking your workload as fire and water. Earth, wind, water and fire… if you want to have control over each element you need the fifth spirt: your custom dashboard! It’s easy to create and customize your dashboard to have control over every single important aspect for you and your organization at a glance. Each dashboard is composed by several data sources and widgets that can be customized and combined together in the new era of dashboards. (ref 15-Jun-20 blog post “Welcome to the new Era of Dashboards” ). But you can also optimize your dashboard to monitor different kinds of environments all together. Let’s see how it works. Cross-engine widgets If you need an overview of the entire workload across all of your environments, you can use for example the Jobs count by status datasource in a pie chart to have a quick overview of how many jobs are waiting, running or ended in error or in successful state. To make this datasource and widget works across multiple environment you need to add first an engine list. D engine list and Z engine list are optimized for homogeneous environment, while for an hybrid (distributed and z/OS) environment you have to select the Engine list. At this point you can add also the desired widget and customize all fields as you can see below. Widgets based on datasource with pre-defined engine. However, the best way to monitor hybrid environment is to use specific datasources for each engine. For example, if you need to monitor the Critical jobs Duplicate the Critical jobs by status datasource and name it after the...
HCL and IBM are pleased to announce a new release for Workload Automation, version 188.8.131.52, with enhancements that expand the innovations delivered with version 9.5 and enable the orchestration of new scenarios, particularly for data center automation.