A day at the races February 08, 2018

Month calendars and schedules, make scheduling a day at the races a sure bet.

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Once in a blue moon January 25, 2018

Using date schedules makes executing infrequent jobs a breeze.

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Nothing missed November 18, 2017

Ensuring that jobs aren’t missed when daylight savings starts is simple with trigger jobs.

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What changed? November 06, 2017

Sometimes jobs fail unexpectedly. When this happens, BeyondCron makes it easy to see what, if anything, changed.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Email jobs & wildcards November 17, 2016

Email jobs with wildcard triggers, makes job monitoring simple.

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Dashboard September 14, 2016

The dashboard within BeyondCron allows jobs to be created, controlled and visualised from a single location.

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External triggers July 16, 2016

BeyondCron allows jobs to be triggered externally.

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Job history July 06, 2016

As well as logging the output of jobs, BeyondCron also logs the execution status of each job execution.

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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.

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Docker containers June 03, 2016

BeyondCron happily runs within Docker containers, and is now available for evaluation from Docker Hub.

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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.

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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.

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Enabled, bypased & disabled jobs February 28, 2016

Jobs in BeyondCron can be either enabled, bypassed or disabled.

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Schedules, triggers & conditions February 18, 2016

BeyondCron has three methods for initiating the execution of jobs, which can be used separately, or in combination.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Webhooks July 08, 2015

BeyondCron supports webhooks, which can be used for example to create Slack messages, or initiate Zapier actions.

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Timezones April 04, 2015

BeyondCron natively supports timezones at the job level, ensuring that jobs execute as expected irrespective of server location.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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