[CentOS] Cron daemon with better precision?

andrew.cotter at somersetcapital.com andrew.cotter at somersetcapital.com
Fri Jan 16 20:22:18 UTC 2009


> Greetings list-
>
> I'm on the hunt for a cron scheduler that supports definitions to the
> second. Obviously, every cron daemon supports minute/hour/etc but I have a
> special application that requires finer granularity.
>
> I know I know... someone will say "The load will be horrendous on your
> system" or "Why don't you simply schedule your cron every minute and make
> up the higher precision in your application?". Unfortunately, this will
> not work. I really need a cron daemon that can schedule to the second.
>
> All ideas/thoughts/suggestions/etc welcome. Thank you!
>
> Tim Nelson
> Systems/Network Support
> Rockbochs Inc.
> (218)727-4332 x105
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Does the task really have to run every second or can it get kicked off and
run 60 times within the minute?

Andrew



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