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|Chronos is airbnb's replacement for `cron`.|
|-It is a distributed and fault-tolerant scheduler which runs on top of [mesos][mesos]. It's a framework and supports custom|
|+It is a distributed and fault-tolerant scheduler which runs on top of [mesos][mesos]. You can use it to orchestrate jobs. It's a framework and supports custom|
|[mesos][mesos] executors as well as the default command executor. Thus by default, Chronos executes sh (on most systems bash) scripts.|
|Chronos can be used to interact with systems such as Hadoop (incl. EMR), even if the mesos slaves on which execution happens|
|do not have Hadoop installed. Included wrapper scripts allow transfering files and executing them on a remote machine in the background|