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Score 8.9 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Workload Automation

    IBM Workload Automation

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    7.0

    Rundeck

    70%
    Rundeck ranks higher in 6/6 features

    Multi-platform scheduling

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.7
    67%
    3 Ratings

    Central monitoring

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.3
    63%
    3 Ratings

    Logging

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.3
    63%
    3 Ratings

    Alerts and notifications

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.5
    85%
    2 Ratings

    Analysis and visualization

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.0
    70%
    2 Ratings

    Application integration

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.3
    73%
    3 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

      Likelihood to Recommend

      IBM Workload Automation

      N/A
      0 Ratings
      9.0

      Rundeck

      90%
      3 Ratings

      Likelihood to Recommend

      IBM Workload Automation

      No answers on this topic

      Rundeck

      Rundeck is a really good solution to formalize , standardize and automate your infrastructure operational run book. It can be also used in combination with your monitoring solution to auto heal your services. As for example when you get a specific alert, instead of triggering your notification channel to first trigger the Rundeck job to try and fix the issues (service restart etc..) and only then if the problem still persist to escalate and notify through an alert. It is also super handy to run all tasks from a central location and making sure there is no other person running the same job on the same servers at the same time, been able to see statistic about how fast or successful a job runs is also a big plus.
      Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

      Pros

      IBM Workload Automation

      No answers on this topic

      Rundeck

      • The advantage is that it is extremely easy to lead and document because tasks can be managed in one place.
      • As a consequence, there will be fewer crashes
      • If you have trouble using crontab frequently, you should definitely use it.
      Julia Maria Martinez | TrustRadius Reviewer

      Cons

      IBM Workload Automation

      No answers on this topic

      Rundeck

      • Sudo privileges, this can be attained but it's not obvious when trying to build a job that needs to sudo up.
      • Have a human time schedule instead of a linux cron schedule timer when creating jobs
      • When calling a job from the API, the ability to pass back a result parameter that a job outputs, i.e., a job creates a job ticket reference and returns the reference, the API call will just return if the job fired correctly and not the ticket reference. Getting the ticket reference needs some engineering to attain; for example, you may need to write it to a file, then another job read that file to find out what it is.
      • It would be very nice to just be able to fire off the job on the API. The API sits and waits for the return and gets back any outputted data in the one call. I know it's an API, but it would be nice to have the option to sit and wait for the result.
      Allan Allitt | TrustRadius Reviewer

      Pricing Details

      IBM Workload Automation

      General

      Free Trial
      Free/Freemium Version
      Premium Consulting/Integration Services
      Entry-level set up fee?
      No

      Starting Price

      Rundeck

      General

      Free Trial
      Free/Freemium Version
      Premium Consulting/Integration Services
      Entry-level set up fee?
      No

      Starting Price

      Alternatives Considered

      IBM Workload Automation

      No answers on this topic

      Rundeck

      Ansible Tower (or AWX) is very poor in comparison to Rundeck and only runs well Ansible talks versus Rundeck can support all kind of scripts and tools. Rundeck UI is much more intuitive and robust
      Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

      Return on Investment

      IBM Workload Automation

      No answers on this topic

      Rundeck

      • Business logic can now run on time.
      • In Cron, error management and error reporting skills are required, but the introduction of Rundeck has eliminated personality.
      • It is a centrally managed job management system.
      Julia Maria Martinez | TrustRadius Reviewer

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