Introducing CronJobs in SAP Commerce Cloud

Objectives
After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Recognize the purpose and the main components of a CronJob from a business user’s perspective

CronJobs: Overview

As one of the most frequently used features of SAP Commerce Cloud, CronJobs can execute predefined business logic either once or on a regular schedule.

Typical examples include creating backups, synchronizing catalog contents or recalculating prices.

But what exactly is a CronJob, and what are the basic concepts of this feature?

Let’s check it out here:

An Out-of-the-box CronJob in Backoffice - Demo

A number of CronJobs are provided out-of-the-box to cover the most typical use cases.

Let’s look at the following demo to understand how to create and run a CronJob in BackOffice from a business user’s perspective:

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