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Mastering Oracle Scheduler in Oracle 11g Databases by Ronald Rood

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Preface

Welcome to the world of Oracle Scheduler! Oracle Scheduler is a free utility included in the Oracle database that makes the Oracle RDBMS the most powerful scheduling tool on our planet (and in the known parts of the galaxy).

An overview of Oracle Scheduler

The Oracle Scheduler can be used to automate not only the simple maintenance tasks, but also the complex business logic. Traditionally, only PL/SQL could be executed in the Scheduler. Later, operating system scripts were added to it, and now we can run jobs on remote systems and cross platform as well. This can turn the Oracle Scheduler into the spider in your Web, controlling all the jobs running in the organization and giving you a single point for control.

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