bc-server – service overview
Whilst BeyondCron has been architected to be standalone, it connects with external services, in order to provide close integration to a sites existing services.
In order to support server registration and discovery, BeyondCron can be configured to use an external configuration service.
- etcd – distributed key value store
When a configuration service is defined, BeyondCron servers will automatically populate BEYONDCRON_SERVER_NAMES, allowing allowing bc-agent, bc-cli, bc-server and bc-web procesess to automatically connect to a BeyondCron cluster.
In order to integrate into a site, and simplify user management, BeyondCron can be configured to use an external user name service.