A familiar environment July 20, 2018
When scheduling jobs within BeyondCron, group properties make setting a familiar, and consistent, environment a breeze.
A day at the races February 08, 2018
Month calendars and schedules, make scheduling a day at the races a sure bet.
Once in a blue moon January 25, 2018
Using date schedules makes executing infrequent jobs a breeze.
Nothing missed November 18, 2017
Ensuring that jobs aren’t missed when daylight savings starts is simple with trigger jobs.
What changed? November 06, 2017
Sometimes jobs fail unexpectedly. When this happens, BeyondCron makes it easy to see what, if anything, changed.
In-line scripts October 13, 2017
Often simple tasks require a script to be written, deployed and scheduled. BeyondCron allows such scripts to be embedded within the job.
Let's make a date September 14, 2017
BeyondCron makes it easy to insert dates into jobs. Not only can dates be formatted to meet any requirement, they can also be adjusted forwards or backwards.
Echo chamber September 06, 2017
Often when scheduling a command, it does not always run as expected, typically due to differences in execution environments. To address this problem, BeyondCron can now echo the execution environment of a job.
Job actions July 22, 2017
When executing jobs, as well as logging the output of each job, BeyondCron now also records how each job was started, and also if killed, who killed it.
Control built in April 11, 2017
BeyondCron is built from the ground up with controls in place to support the separation of duties, teams and environments.
Email jobs & wildcards November 17, 2016
Email jobs with wildcard triggers, makes job monitoring simple.
Dashboard September 14, 2016
The dashboard within BeyondCron allows jobs to be created, controlled and visualised from a single location.
External triggers July 16, 2016
BeyondCron allows jobs to be triggered externally.
Job history July 06, 2016
As well as logging the output of jobs, BeyondCron also logs the execution status of each job execution.
Job output June 16, 2016
When executing jobs, BeyondCron records the output of the job, which it then makes available via the command line and web interfaces.
Docker containers June 03, 2016
BeyondCron happily runs within Docker containers, and is now available for evaluation from Docker Hub.
Visual job flows May 05, 2016
BeyondCron job flows can be displayed as a network, that updates in real-time as jobs are selected, executed and change state.
Import/export April 04, 2016
Whilst the BeyondCron allows for jobs to be created and modified interactively using the job panel, it also allows for groups of jobs to be imported and exported as JSON or YAML.
Enabled, bypased & disabled jobs February 28, 2016
Jobs in BeyondCron can be either enabled, bypassed or disabled.
Schedules, triggers & conditions February 18, 2016
BeyondCron has three methods for initiating the execution of jobs, which can be used separately, or in combination.
Job schedules February 14, 2016
Along with cron, BeyondCron supports a collection of other schedule types, simplifying the creation of standard schedules, as well as providing new scheduling options that would be impossible to define using cron.
Easy to read times February 09, 2016
BeyondCron uses easy to read times, such as “Today 09:17:00”, instead of "09/02/2016 09:17:00” for dates between yesterday and the next 7 days.
Sunrise/Sunset scheduling November 17, 2015
BeyondCron supports sunrise/sunset scheduling, which can be used for example to turn on security lighting at sunset, and off again at sunrise. As with all BeyondCron schedules, sunrise/sunset schedules adjust automatically for daylight saving time.
Webhooks July 08, 2015
BeyondCron supports webhooks, which can be used for example to create Slack messages, or initiate Zapier actions.
Timezones April 04, 2015
BeyondCron natively supports timezones at the job level, ensuring that jobs execute as expected irrespective of server location.
Horizontal scaling September 29, 2014
When two or more BeyondCron servers are started, they automatically form a cluster, providing not only high availability, but also horizontal scaling. Horizontal scaling ensures that BeyondCron does not no become CPU or memory constrained as the job list grows.
High availability September 29, 2014
When two or more BeyondCron servers are started, they automatically form a cluster, providing high availability as well as horizontal scaling.
Calendar scheduling June 11, 2014
A powerful feature of BeyondCron is the ability to separate a jobs definition from its scheduling. Rather than executing jobs at specific times, or intervals, as is the case with cron schedules, calendar scheduling executes jobs on the boundaries of calendar events.