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what is the difference between sucessor and triggered jobs?

 
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PostPosted: Thu May 22, 2008 12:55 pm    Post subject: what is the difference between sucessor and triggered jobs?
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what is the difference between sucessor and triggered jobs.
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PostPosted: Thu May 22, 2008 1:02 pm    Post subject: Re: what is the difference between sucessor and triggered jo
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janmejay wrote:
what is the difference between sucessor and triggered jobs.
Is this a COBOL question or an interview question?
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This is a question related to scheduling of the jobs i.e. the dependencies put in the scheduler related to execution of a particular job.

If JOB1 is taken as a reference and JOB2 is the successor job it means that the execution of JOB2 has a dependency on the execution of JOB1. Another way of putting it is JOB1 is predecessor to JOB2.

Example of triggered job can be a file-triggered job. Basically the scheduler will check whether the particular file has been created (as a result of successful execution of some other job) and then the specified job gets submitted.

I hope I am clear in my words. Corrections are welcome!!!!
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