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EJB Timer vs Java TimerTask

 
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I am using EJB3.0 in my project. I need to write a task which will automatically run at fixed intervals. In this case, what are the advantages of using the EJB Timer vs java.util.Timer and related classes.
 
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Does your timer task require any of the services that are provided by a EJB (like transactions)?
 
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yes, it does. I suppose there I have my answer !
 
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