The at and batch commands can be used to compliment cron and run one-off tasks either at a specified time, or when the host CPU utilization is on a low enough level.
debops.atd role can be used to configure the atd service, including
randomized load average threshold and randomized time between batch job
execution, as well as access control to the at and
batch commands by
debops.atd - Manage at and batch commands using Ansible Copyright (C) 2015-2017 Maciej Delmanowski <firstname.lastname@example.org> Copyright (C) 2015-2017 DebOps https://debops.org/ This Ansible role is part of DebOps. DebOps is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 3, as published by the Free Software Foundation. DebOps is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details. You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with DebOps. If not, see https://www.gnu.org/licenses/.