A series of steps that must be run in order sounds like a CL program to me...
Single threaded jobs queues make sense for jobs that would conflict with each other. Check generation
for instance...you usually don't want multiple people running checks at the same time.
Only a CL program can ensure "steps are run in order" a single threaded job queue won't guarantee that
as there are variables, ie. priority, which determine what job to pull off next.
CINTAS Corporation - IT 92B
From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:midrange-l-
bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Booth Martin
Sent: Friday, June 27, 2008 1:05 PM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: single threaded job ,queue
I am suspicious that I am about to learn something new. :)
A new process has several steps which need to be run in order. I have
always just used a CL program and figured that the steps would run in
order, and the next piece would not start until the previous piece had
However, this line in the spec makes me think they are telling me
something. "You will probably need to utilize a single threaded job
queue(in conjunction with a new series of steps specific to this
process) to ensure synchronization of steps. " I am not sure what they
Any comments, ideas, warnings, or suggestions will be more than welcome.
This is the Midrange Systems Technical Discussion (MIDRANGE-L) mailing
To post a message email: MIDRANGE-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx
To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options,
or email: MIDRANGE-L-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives
This e-mail transmission contains information that is intended to be confidential and privileged. If you receive this e-mail and you are not a named addressee you are hereby notified that you are not authorized to read, print, retain, copy or disseminate this communication without the consent of the sender and that doing so is prohibited and may be unlawful. Please reply to the message immediately by informing the sender that the message was misdirected. After replying, please delete and otherwise erase it and any attachments from your computer system. Your assistance in correcting this error is appreciated.