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Java Application Run in Background

Khairul Ikhwan

Joined: Oct 01, 2009
Posts: 4
Hi all,
I am developing an application. In my application, i need to export list of records from the database to CSV file format after user click on Export button. But, this require a lot of time because the client im dealing with have more than million records in the database.

I am wondering if i can create run in a background function to export the records. Whenever they click the button, it will redirect to another page while the exporting process running in a background. Anyone have any suggestion?

Help me..
Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Posts: 39576
Welcome to JavaRanch.

You'll want to create a separate thread for the background job so that it doesn't interfere with whatever the user does in the foreground. The Sun Java Tutorial has an extensive section on concurrency.

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Khairul Ikhwan

Joined: Oct 01, 2009
Posts: 4
Thanks, dude. This seems promising.
I agree. Here's the link:
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