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Node.js Apps and Periodic Tasks

When working on a distributed system of any size, sooner or later you will hit a problem and proclaim ‘well, this is a first’. My second proclamation in such situations is ‘this is a nice topic for the blog’. 1,399 more words

Development

How to configure cron on red hat linux

Cron is a job scheduler in Linux, which means that you can schedule commands or scripts to run on a certain period of time. You can do this by using the /etc/crontab file or by using the crontab command and adding the “e” option. 715 more words

Linux

DATE USAGE IN CRONTAB

15 * * * * /u01/app/oracle/scripts/myscript1.sh > /u01/app/oracle/scripts/myscript1_`date +\%Y\%m\%d\%H\%M\%S`.log
UNIX

Setting cronjob in linux

Linux Crontab Format

MIN HOUR DOM MON DOW CMD

 Table Format:

Field    Description    Allowed Value
MIN       Minute field        0 to 59
HOUR    Hour field           0 to 23… 71 more words

skinnier is the new fat

I wrote a post back at the beginning of the year detailing my year long goal of fitness and weight loss.  I am at the 1/2 mark now and I am not quite to my goal, I’m 6 pounds off, so I will have to buckle down and work a little harder this next 6 months!   146 more words

Bash locale problem with cron

The problem

One problem that can occur when you do bash scripting concerns the locale. If you run a script directly from the prompt or from a cron, you can have some differences. 297 more words

Script

writing to a pipe by a script started via cron


You run into trouble? Your script started by cron and stdout to a pipe behaves strange? (Pipe made by 'mknod /var/pipes/mypipe p'.)
[ * * * * * myscript.sh > /var/pipes/mypipe ]
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Linux