SQL Server has some functionality that can make more dependable in the long run: SQL Server jobs. A SQL Server job is a collection of steps executed by the database engine by SQL Server Agent. The job can perform many different operations it can save time and effort. For example, a job can be created to import a daily update file internally or externally via an FTP server. Another job can be configured to handle daily maintenance tasks. A job has many different options that can be configured during its creation in order to perform the duties that are needed of it. In order to manage the jobs within a SQL Server database, use Enterprise Manager, and expand the Management node in Enterprise Manager.