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sceduling a task

 
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I want to schedule a back up of a sql table for a given start time... I have written the back up program and now i want to run it on the time user provided... lets say 4'o clock in the morning... How can I do that?
 
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You can use cron job on linux or Scheduled tasks on windows to run your program.
More cleaner approach would beto use java.util.Timer class.
 
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