> Hi,
> I am developing a web application in PHP, the db is mysql.
> I want to develop something like a batch file, which would run everyday,
> query mysql and throw the output to another table which would then perform
> some additional functions.
> Is something like this possible?? i am working on windows thats why said a
> batch,but not rigid about the batch, it cud even be Java.

Not only possible but very simple. Just write the php as normal and use
Windows' Scheduler to run it with something like:

C:\php\php.exe C:\path\to\script.php

I have several scripts like this scheduled to do basic maintenance work
or carry out automated tasks.

> Thanks,
> Vinay

Niel Archer
niel.archer (at) blueyonder.co.uk

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