Scheduled Task Service

Registered by Craig Vyvial on 2013-08-21

In order for a user to create a scheduled backup it will lead to having a centralized scheduler that will allow a user to specify a time period that their task will run.

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Started by
Craig Vyvial on 2013-09-11

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Gerrit topic: https://review.openstack.org/#q,topic:bp/scheduled-tasks,n,z

Addressed by: https://review.openstack.org/73702
    Add scheduled tasks to the API

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Could you please consider Climate http://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Climate as a backend possibility for managing that ? -sbauza (04/14/14)

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Comments/Information on Scheduling Task using Mistral for Trove or any OpenStack Service - provided by Venkata Jonnalagadda (launchpad id - vj884x) - 12/14/15

Scheduling of Tasks can be achieved by OpenStack Mistral. And it is bit convenient to schedule tasks across openstack architecture using Mistral.

Mistral - Workflow-as-a-Service for OpenStack
For more details -
https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Mistral
http://docs.openstack.org/developer/mistral/overview.html
https://www.mirantis.com/blog/605818/

Mistral Workflow API's -
http://docs.openstack.org/developer/mistral/developer/webapi/v2.html#workflows

Mistral Cron Triggers API's -
http://docs.openstack.org/developer/mistral/developer/webapi/v2.html#cron-triggers

A Task can be scheduled using Mistral with Cloud Cron feature.
For more details -
https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Mistral#Tasks_Scheduling_-_Cloud_Cron
https://www.mirantis.com/blog/605818/

Example: AdministrationCloudCron written using Mistral
https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Mistral/Cookbooks/AdministrationCloudCron
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