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Re: [PHP-DB] Re: [SQL] a script that queries database periodically

From: clayton cottingham <clayton(at)marketingchallenge(dot)com>
To: Roberto Mello <rmello(at)cc(dot)usu(dot)edu>
Cc: Jason <jason(at)jnj(dot)org>, "Poul L(dot) Christiansen" <poulc(at)cs(dot)auc(dot)dk>, Bernie Huang <bernie(dot)huang(at)ec(dot)gc(dot)ca>, PHP_DB <php-db(at)lists(dot)php(dot)net>, PHP_General <php-general(at)lists(dot)php(dot)net>, PGSQL-SQL <pgsql-sql(at)postgresql(dot)org>, PGSQL-GENERAL <pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [PHP-DB] Re: [SQL] a script that queries database periodically
Date: 2000-11-28 00:30:24
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Roberto Mello wrote:
> 
> Jason wrote:
> >
> > aolserver is a web/application server.  PHP is a server-side scripting
> > language.  Why exactly *should* it have a job scheduler?
> >
> > Some (such as myself) might also ask why should a web server have a job
> > scheduler, but that's a thread for a different list :)
> 
>         Because PHP is supposed to solve web development problems. And this is
> one of them. It's very useful.
> 
>         -Roberto
> --
> Computer Science                        Utah State University
> Space Dynamics Laboratory               Web Developer
> USU Free Software & GNU/Linux Club      http://fslc.usu.edu
> My home page - http://www.brasileiro.net/roberto

heya,

IMHO
it depends on why you are querying the db

if you need internet access data 
such as how fast its querying or what have you
then yes php could be useful

if you need reports generated and mailed to someone
a crond shell script would seem more logical

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