Workload Automation

Tidal, Your Windows Task Scheduler Alternative

Automate processes beyond the SQL Server Agent, across multiple applications, systems, and middleware.

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Optimize resource utilization with automation

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Reduce infrastructure operating costs

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Apply advanced scheduling to the environment

Enhanced SQL Server Agent Jobs Scheduling Capabilities

Tidal provides advanced automation features beyond what SQL Server Agent offers. Tidal supports various schemas (like dbo in SQL server) and provides comprehensive features for managing and automating tasks across enterprise systems. This allows for comprehensive end-to-end workflow orchestration and integration across the enterprise.

  • Extensive automation capabilities for agent jobs, stored procedures, T-SQL queries, and SQL queries.
  • Advanced automation features for ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) processes and supports the execution of jobs on Amazon AWS.
  • Compatible with Linux operating systems, allowing users to perform tasks related to MS SQL, Oracle, MySQL, and PostgreSQL databases.
  • Integrates with GitHub, providing a streamlined development experience and efficient version control for automation workflows.

Tidal provides a developer-friendly environment with a full API, CLI, and SSH and Web Services adapters, enabling developers to integrate applications into enterprise workflows easily.

Tidal can orchestrate workflows for Windows resources whether they’re running on-prem or in the cloud.

Comprehensive Enterprise SQL Server Automation Solution

Users can execute SQL queries and stored procedures using Tidal, providing flexibility and control over the execution of database operations. Tidal also provides full command-line functionality, allowing DBAs (database administrators) and developers to execute commands and automate tasks.

  • Integrates with Windows Task Scheduler and Windows-based systems
  • Supports PowerShell, MSDB system database, and Microsoft SQL Server automation, including versions like SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) packages, SQL Server Express, and Azure SQL Database.
  • Managing and scheduling jobs through SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) with functionality similar to the SQL Server Agent.

Tidal is a comprehensive enterprise automation solution offering broader platform support, advanced features, flexible scheduling, extensive monitoring capabilities, and customizable views.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is Tidal?

    Tidal is an enterprise-class workload automation (WLA) software and SQL Server Agent alternative that enables the automation of critical business processes. It supports both on-premises and cloud-based environments, including hybrid cloud setups.

    With over 60 connectors to leading enterprise applications, Tidal allows seamless integration and automation of tasks across various systems and software. With cross-platform compatibility, Tidal is a versatile solution for organizations with diverse IT ecosystems.

    Learn more about the powerful capabilities of Tidal’s workload automation platform.

  • How does Tidal compare to SQL Server Agent regarding job management and monitoring?

    Answer: Tidal offers robust job management and monitoring capabilities, including comprehensive support for SQL Server databases, apps, and running jobs. With features like job history tracking, run-time monitoring, and integration with Windows service, Tidal ensures efficient job management and monitoring, surpassing SQL Server Agent's capabilities.

    Learn the differences between job scheduling and workload automation and why they matter to your organization.