Automating Workloads in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI)

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Oracle PartnerTidal AutomationTM orchestrates workloads end-to-end and across the enterprise, helping you get the most from the powerful Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) cloud platform. Tidal automates complex cross-application processes wherever they are running – inside OCI, in multiple clouds, on-premises or in fast-moving hybrid environments. Tidal automates integrated workflows across all of these environments with a single-pane-of-glass view of all workload activities in addition to support of time- and event-based scheduling.

How is Tidal Automation different?

The challenge

A point scheduler often schedules jobs only within the boundaries of one application or a specific cloud environment, and executes properly only if all dependencies have been met. Jobs external to that application or cloud environment must be scheduled separately. This fragmented approach to job scheduling creates a risk associated with virtually every point of transition that occurs outside the boundaries of OCI. Interdependencies may be unseen, inaccurate data might be transmitted and jobs can be stalled midstream. These breakdowns outside of OCI are typically not visible until processing is due to complete, so when an error occurs, you won’t know until it’s too late. This lack of visibility can derail SLAs, require extensive IT resources to remediate, and impact business outcomes.

The Tidal solution: end-to-end visibility

Tidal can automate complex cross-application workflows that run inside OCI and also run in other cloud/on-premises environments, providing a single-pane-of-glass view into the entire workflow. Tidal executes rigorously and reliably each and every time, supporting up to 1+ million jobs per day. What’s more, Tidal supports time-based, dependency-based, and event-based scheduling as well as batch scheduling, accurately and dependably automating the most complex cross-application workflows.

Tidal supports sophisticated calendaring functionality that easily accommodates complex instructions, conditional situations and nested hierarchies. You can optimize infrastructure and staff resources further with customizable notifications and automated error recovery when task failures occur.

Tidal Automation’s ESS Adapter provides fast, seamless integration with the OCI cloud, and our extensive set of ready-to-run adapters ensure access to the full capabilities of popular business-critical technologies. Rich API and command line interfaces enable you to embed Tidal’s capabilities directly into specialized applications and processes.