Jobs can be scheduled with Windows Scheduler, UNIX cron, Control-M or any other job scheduler. Some customers trigger jobs from other ETL products. All it requires is a process that can invoke Relational Junction‘s command-line interface.
A user can initiate a job by entering a command such as “RJ4Salesforce -config production -getGlobal”.
A user can initiate a job through the web user interface.
There is a Real-Time mode that captures OutBound Messages that you configure in Salesforce to trigger replication of the entire record.