BMC Control-M 7: A Journey from Traditional Batch Scheduling to Workload Automation
by Qiang Ding

BMC Control-M 7:  A Journey from Traditional Batch Scheduling to Workload Automation<br>by Qiang Ding
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Master one of the world’s most powerful enterprise workload automation tools – BMC Control-M 7

  • Implement and utilize a world class enterprise batch scheduling and workload automation tool in the best possible ways with this book and e-book
  • Hands-on implementation and administration of a Control-M environment
  • Easily develop Control-M job flows to meet simple and complex business requirements
  • Written in a conversational manner and supported by a lot of practical, easy-to-follow examples accompanied by screenshots

    Control-M is the most widely used scheduling software in large enterprises for workload automation. With a strong knowledge of Control-M, you will be able to use the tool to meet ever growing batch needs. However, there is no book that can guide you to implement and manage this powerful tool successfully... until now. With this book you will quickly master Control-M and be able to call yourself “a Control-M” specialist!

    BMC Control-M 7: A Journey from Traditional Batch Scheduling to Workload Automation will lead you into the world of Control-M and guide you to implement and maintain a Control-M environment successfully. By mastering this workload automation tool, you will see new opportunities opening up before you.

    With this book you will be able to take away and put into practice knowledge from every aspect of Control-M – implementation, administration, design and management of Control-M job flows, and more importantly how to move into workload automation and let batch processing utilize the cloud.

    You will start off with batch processing and workload automation, and then get an understanding of how Control-M meets these needs. Then we will look more in depth at the technical details of Control-M, and finally look at how to work with it to meet critical business needs. Throughout the book, you will learn important concepts and features, as well as learn from the Author’s experience, accumulated over many years. By the end of the book you will be set up to work efficiently with this tool and also understand how to utilize the latest features of Control-M.

    What you will learn from this book:

  • Understand the concepts of traditional batch processing and workload automation
  • Explore the features of Control-M 7 and its background architecture
  • Plan and implement Control-M infrastructure by using the right technology in the right place
  • Familiarize yourself with the GUI interface, define Control-M job flows to meet both simple and complex batch processing needs
  • Get hands-on with various types of Control-M add-on modules (Control Modules), and understand how they can simplify and enhance existing batch flows
  • Handle everyday administration to keep the environment running in its best shape
  • Perform advanced administration tasks and performance tuning using best practices
  • Take one step further into the world of workload automation by using the latest features available in Control-M


    This book is written in a direct to-the-point style to provide everything you need to start with Control-M. From this book, you will not only learn the technical aspects of Control-M, but also understand how things should be done in real environments and why things are done that way.

    Each chapter of the book starts with a short description of what you will learn and a list of things you are expected to master by the end of it. The book can be read straight through, from cover to cover. It emphasizes the things you need to know, in a logical progression, along with advice for further reading or other tasks you might be interested in.

    Who this book is written for

    This book is suitable for professionals who are beginning to use Control-M, but who also have some general IT experience, such as knowing the concepts of computer system architecture, operating systems, databases, basic computer networking. Some entry level skills in scripting languages will be of help along the way.

    For those who are from the mainframe environment or moving from other schedulers to Control-M, you can use this book as a starting point.

    Unless otherwise noted above, most orders ship within 1 to 2 days. We will promptly notify you if there is a stock problem with any items on your order and provide you with an estimated delivery date. If you have a firm need by date, please provide such information in the comment section at checkout.

    Publisher: Packt Publishing
    Page Count (est.): 514
    ISBN10: 1849682569
    ISBN13: 9781849682565
    Cover: Paperback
    Pub Date: 10/10/2012