What is Azure Scheduler?

Azure Scheduler is a cloud-based service that allows a user to schedule one time or ongoing system processes. Azure Scheduler performs scheduled system actions such as posting message into storage queue, executing jobs in the cloud on a customizable recurring schedule. Scheduled jobs could be related to the services provided by Microsoft Azure platform or be external to it.
 

What can Azure Scheduler be used for?

Create Schedule Jobs / Processes – Create and schedule recurring jobs that works on nodes internal and external to Azure Cloud Platform.

Reliable Scheduling Service – Azure Scheduler provides a reliable and uninterrupted scheduling service as it continues to work even if there is problem with the network or a breakdown in the server. It runs the job at the which is scheduled by switching to an alternate endpoint in the same region.

Scheduled Maintenance – Azure Scheduler provides simple mechanism for maintaining systems health by periodically cleaning up logs, undergoing routine backups and other application / service /server /database maintenance tasks.

 

How can CloudMonix helps in Azure Scheduler Monitoring?

CloudMonix monitors Azure Scheduler service and provides valuable information to cloud administrators

  • Tracks and visualizes scheduled jobs
  • Alerts when scheduled jobs fail
  • Allows CloudMonix users to receive notifications of scheduled job failure via email, SMS, Slack, Hipchat, PagerDuty and other popular notification services