Add Schedule Dialog

To add a schedule to your flow, click the drop-down menu in the Flow View page, and select Add Schedule.

NOTE: Launch times for scheduled executions may not exactly match the specified schedule. Typically, scheduled jobs should launch within one minute of the scheduled time.

NOTE: When a scheduled job is executed, no Cloud Dataflow template is created.

NOTE: For a dataset with parameters, scheduled times are used when resolving date range parameters.

Figure: Add Schedule dialog

Scheduling Options

  • Timezone: Select the timezone to apply to the schedule.
  • Frequency:
    • Hourly, Daily, Weekly, Monthly: Run the schedule at the specified moment for the interval.

      Tip: For drop-downs showing days of the week or days of the month, you can click multiple values to select them.

    • cron: Set the schedule according to cron syntax. For more information, see cron Schedule Syntax Reference.

To add another trigger for the flow's schedule, click Add.

To create the schedule, click Save.

Variables

If your flow contains one or more datasets with parameters, you can apply overrides to any variables associated with those datasets. When the scheduled job is executed, the variable value is applied to job at runtime.

For each listed variable, you can modify its value.

For more information, see Overview of Parameterization.

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