Running, Scheduling and Monitoring Elastic Jobs in Azure SQL Database


Elastic Jobs are currently in public preview.  The feature is ready and we are preparing to make it officially generally available.  No extra steps are required to get started.

 

In previous posts, I have demonstrated how to create an Elastic Jobs Agent, setup credentials for Elastic Jobs, create a target group of servers/databases for the agent, and how to create and define an elastic job using both PowerShell and T-SQL.

 

In this post, I drill down into how to run an Elastic Job both in an ad-hoc fashion and how to schedule a job to run regularly. I