Linux process scheduling made easier: lance

Posted by LinuxCareer on Oct 16, 2011 9:59 PM EDT
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I guess many old school admins reading this will "crucify" me for trying to say that there is another process scheduling system besides cron. While cron does its' job and does it well, other more recent systems offer new capabilities that might help the administrator one way or the other. One example is lance, a young project written in Python which offers, among others, remote task administration and web-based control. Since the project is sometimes a little rough around the edges, don't start replacing cron tasks just yet.

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