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Getting Started with IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler V8.3

An IBM Redbooks publication

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Published on 30 October 2006

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ISBN-10: 0738496928
ISBN-13: 9780738496924
IBM Form #: SG24-7237-00

Authors: Vasfi Gucer, Doroti Almeida Dias Garcia, Carl Buehler, Matt Dufner, Clinton Easterling, Douglas Gibbs, Warren Gill, Natalia Jojic, Rick Jones and Pete Soto

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    IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler is an IBM strategic scheduling product that runs on different platforms including the mainframe. The new version of the product, IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler V8.3, comes with some important enhancements, such as relational database management system (RDBMS) support, new advanced planning system, which allows the definition of plans that span more that 24 hours, removal of framework requirements, new application programming interface (API), Job Scheduling Console enhancements, and so on.

    This IBM Redbooks publication documents the architecture, deployment, best practices, and migration scenarios for IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler V8.3 on distributed environment. In addition, we cover IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler V8.3 security, IBM DB2 and IBM WebSphere considerations, troubleshooting, tuning for performance, application programming interface, and JnextPlan, which has replaced the JnextDay process in this release.

    Clients and Tivoli professionals who are responsible for installing, administering, maintaining, or using IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler V8.3 will find this book a major reference.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. Introduction to Tivoli Workload Scheduler V8.3

    Chapter 2. Tivoli Workload Scheduler V8.3: Master prerequisites

    Chapter 3. Tivoli Workload Scheduler V8.3: New installation

    Chapter 4. Tivoli Workload Scheduler V8.3: Migration

    Chapter 5. DB2, WebSphere, and Lightweight Directory Access Protocol: Considerations

    Chapter 6. Job Scheduling Console V8.3

    Chapter 7. Planning your workload

    Chapter 8. Tuning Tivoli Workload Scheduler for best performance

    Chapter 9. Application programming interface

    Chapter 10. Tivoli Workload Scheduler V8.3: Troubleshooting

    Chapter 11. Making Tivoli Workload Scheduler highly available with Tivoli System Automation

    Appendix A. Tivoli Workload Scheduler Job Notification Solution


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