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TSIM: The Scheduled Iflows Monitor

TSMI (The Scheduled Iflows Monitor)

Note: This article is related to my previous post: CPI: Scheduling monitoring

The objective of this iFlow is to be able to present information related to the next scheduled executions of your iFlows. It is executed by a single http endpoint. The default url parameters are:

  • daysAhead: 7 (Default) days of analysis.
  • hourThreshold: Grouping for iflows with more than 6 (Default) executions per hour.
  • mode: Execution mode (“artefacts” = raw information, “ts” = calculated cron expressions, anything else / default = render as web page)

Let’s start with the sad part:

limitations and problems

  • I couldn’t find a better name for the Iflow. Fortunately this is simple to change. 🙂
  • The web interface is heavy and can get slow due to the amount of records. It is based on TimelineJS, which was intended for journalism or blog articles.
  • TimelineJS won’t escalate well if you have several jobs or if they run to often. I’m still looking for ways to reduce the amount of displayed data.
  • Due to the previous point, I grouped those Iflows with many entries (several times per hour). This is parametrizable. (And I’m sure this has to have some bugs)
  • TimeZones. All calculations are done based on the server time. To change this adaptable to a user level, requires another parameter in the URL or some JavaScript to alter the Json at runtime. The second option seems better to me.

Installation

  • Option 1: download the iflow from here -> GitHub
  • Option 2 (manual): implements the following script and its Maven dependencies.

 

Execution

Simply open the configurable endpoint in your web browser:
https://<id>-iflmap.hcisbp.<region>.hana.ondemand.com/http/amba/tsim

 

Characteristics

  • Zoom to Timeline
  • Orange color: grouped scheduled executions.
  • Purple color: individual scheduled executions.
  • You can read the description of the cron entry… human readable!
  • Link to the monitor of a specific iFlow
  • It has a favicon and a logo 🙂

Screenshots of Interfaces

  • Web Interface

Welcome

 

Grouped scheduled executions

Individual scheduled executions

  • Raw information mode
  • Analyzed information mode

 

Closing Remarks

I hope this little iflow will help you to monitor using directly or as a reference to create a new one. If you have suggestions, leave them in the comments. Also, code updates and problem bug reports are welcome.

 

Enjoy!

 

Ariel Bravo Ayala

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  • Hi Ariel,

    thanks for your effort and the astonishing piece of work you share with us/the community. I tried it on my tenant and it worked flawlessly. 🙂

    Regards,
    Raffael