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Database scheduling

Faisal Ahmad
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Joined: Aug 31, 2006
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Hello everyone!

I am using Apache Derby database with Tomcat and am trying to implement the following ideas:
- everyday at 9 pm for e.g. the database must create a new record/row in a table
- everyday at 9 pm for e.g. the database must modify an existing record/row's information

My web application will be up always once started.

Right now I'm trying to implement the ideas using some Java+JDBC class with timer task etc. I've a question: will such program runs in background?
Could you please guide me and tell if I'm going in right direction? Further, I would appreciate if you could give me any other tips that could help in implementing my ideas.
Many thanks in advance!
Jeanne Boyarsky
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Yes it will run in the background and yes it is a good approach. In fact we use it here at the Ranch.

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Faisal Ahmad
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Thank you! I successfully implemented my ideas.
I agree. Here's the link:
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