From Cron to Airflow - Understanding the need for Schedulers
By: Raymond Berg
Date: Feb. 8, 2024, 6 p.m.

Help! I want to run a simple task on a schedule how do I do that? Wait, remember when I said "a simple task", well it just got more complicated. And why isn't the data ready when my job runs?! Oh no, yesterdays job failed...what do I do?

These are all common problems lots of data analysts/engineers and scripters encounter. How do you solve them in a sustainable way? This intro talk is helpful for all who think about job scheduling.