The latest release of Flux is Flux 8.0.13. Overview and release notes are here: Overview Release Notes
Flux schedules batch jobs and orchestrates file transfers with a unique architecture that integrates workflow, distributed processing, managed file transfer, monitoring, job scheduling, and error handling.
Flux excels in satisfying circumstances where batch processing jobs:
- Need to run unattended to reduce processing time and expense, increase reliability, and meet service level agreements.
- Need to execute in a secure and reliable manner among different platforms and systems.
- Need to integrate data through processes that span shell scripts, command lines, databases, web services, mail, and files.
- Need to coordinate between many different functions running on a variety of platforms and machines.
- Need to execute processes that are time-driven, process-driven, or manually triggered, and may have many workflow dependencies.
- Need to run with the same programs and same (or varying) parameters, ensuring data integrity and consistency of processing.
- Require flexible processing that includes scripting, command lines, REST, and Java.
Since 2000, Flux has proven itself as the backbone of many mission-critical applications across various industry sectors worldwide. 100% Java, Flux delivers sophisticated time and event scheduling, workflow design and execution, managed file transfer, enterprise integration via SOA and databases, and integrated security.
- Flux appeals to operations staff with its ease of use and script-free automation of complex tasks.
- Drag-and-drop visual workflow creation defines workflows without scripting and allows staff to visualize workflow logic, without having to resort to complex and non-intuitive scripting.
- Easily monitor workflow status to optimize workload performance and quickly resolve failures, improving communication to IT staff and keeping efficiency at the highest level possible.
- Flux appeals to developers with its rich customizable features and light-weight footprint, making Flux ideal for embedding in larger applications.
- Flux has been the basis for the creation of countless new business applications.
- Web Services (REST and SOAP) integration simplifies integration in an SOA environment.
- Flux's security mechanisms are enforced at a dashboard level, the Java APIs, the REST APIs, and the command line interface.
Use the links here to navigate the Flux 8.0 documentation or search.