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Cron job

Cron is used to schedule jobs on a regular basis.
It has the following files and directory:

  • /etc/crontab – system crontab file. Root user use it to create automatic task.
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. Scheduling PHP scripts to run at set intervals your replacement for cron jobs/crontab. A simple PHP cron script.

Designed to automate tasks by scheduling PHP scripts to run at set intervals

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Auto Scaling - Scheduled Scaling using CRON expression

Scheduled Scaling

Scaling based on a schedule allows you to scale your application in response to predictable load changes. For example, every week the traffic to your web application starts to increase on Wednesday, remains high on Thursday, and starts to decrease on Friday. 563 more words


Passing arguments to cron and receive in php

Setting up cron

Crons can pass parameters or arguments to scripts as well for example you have example.php set as cron like below

/usr/bin/php -q /home/usrname/example.php
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Fun with DreamHost: Fossil

I’ve mentioned before that Cheshire likes to use Fossil for version control. Most of our need is for internal use only, but occasionally it is handy to have a server under our control that hosts a repository. 2,154 more words


How to use Crontab to execute tasks in Linux?

This article shows you how to execute a certain task at specific intervals in Linux using cron job.

Crontab can be used to schedule a job that runs on a certain interval. 458 more words


Cron Expressions

Cron expressions are used to configure instances of CronTrigger, a subclass of org.quartz.Trigger. Cron expressions are based on the unix tool cron. We will use the cron expressions to build cron trigger.  785 more words