C H A P T E R  14

The Process Scheduler

The Process Scheduler is an agent that initiates batch and report processes on a server. Although this element of PeopleSoft infrastructure is only of limited direct interest to the DBA, there are some aspects of the Process Scheduler of which you should be aware.

In this chapter, I describe the architecture and configuration of the Process Scheduler, and the data that is set up when a process is scheduled to be run by an operator in the PIA. I also discuss some configuration options and administrative tasks that can prevent the overhead of the Process Schedulers and batch programs from affecting the performance of the whole system.

When a process is scheduled to run, a number of request records are inserted ...

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