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Vishalgupta

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 29, 2009 4:02 pm
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Hi All,

I want to find out the step completion time in JOB and on the basis of completion time i need to purge an another job.

e.g. we have two jobs-
JOB1
JOB2

If step1 of a JOB1 complete before 10:00 then purge the JOB2.

1. How we can find out the completion time of STEP in a JOB?
2. How we can purge one job from another JOB?

Please suggest solution fr the same.
I will be very thankful to you.
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UmeySan

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 29, 2009 4:07 pm
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Hi Vishalgupta !

Which Job scheduling-system are you using ???
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Vishalgupta

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 29, 2009 4:16 pm
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JOBTRAC and CA-11
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UmeySan

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 29, 2009 5:10 pm
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So you have a Job-Scheduling.System installed.

Then it would be the best, to talk to the responsible co-workers there an discuss the problem. It's usualy a task, which should be solved via a scheduling system.
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Vishalgupta

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 29, 2009 5:19 pm
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Thanks. I will contact to the concern person
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Anuj Dhawan

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 29, 2009 6:15 pm
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If step1 of a JOB1 complete before 10:00 then purge the JOB2.
Any how I don't happen to accept this as a good coding practice. What if Step1 itself gets an abend? What about the future of JOB2? What in case restart is required from Step1?
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Vishalgupta

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 30, 2009 9:08 am
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we need to check this condition after successfull completion of step1.
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dick scherrer

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 30, 2009 9:18 am
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Hello,

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we need to check this condition after successfull completion of step1.
Is this additional info or a question?

Most (basically every) job that has multiple steps checks the condition code.

Your best alternative is to work with the scheduling people.
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Anuj Dhawan

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 30, 2009 12:49 pm
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And what if Step1 itself abended?
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Vishalgupta

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 30, 2009 2:19 pm
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Hi Anuj,

In case of abend at step1, we will restart the JOB from the Top.
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Anuj Dhawan

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 30, 2009 2:24 pm
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If you are planning to implement this in production...(long pause)... Good Luck.
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dick scherrer

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 30, 2009 7:59 pm
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Hello,

Suggest you re-think. . .

You should not purge a job - you should properly schedule it. If it is not needed, it should not be in the system at that time. It should be placed into the system when it is needed. Scheduling. . .
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sudhakarreddy.ibm
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 30, 2009 10:31 pm
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Hi All,

Is it possible to purge one JOB from another JOB.One JOB may have many STEP's.For example One JOB may have 5 STEP's.Is it possible to purge another JOB after executing the first STEP.

As for my knowledge you can build dependences among the step's in the JOB or betwen JOB's.

Please correct me if i am wrong.

Thanks in Advance................

sudhakar..............
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dick scherrer

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 30, 2009 11:47 pm
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Hello,

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Is it possible to purge one JOB from another JOB.One JOB may have many STEP's.For example One JOB may have 5 STEP's.Is it possible to purge another JOB after executing the first STEP.


Which part of this do you not comprehend. . .
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You should not purge a job

We can only hope that your system management people will not tolerate this and reject the attempt to promote to production.
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