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August 31, 2004, 12:07 am
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Just looking for some advice from seasoned phpers like yourselves.
I am just starting messing with CRON. I can set up a cron job to run a php
script each hour, but I have several web sites on one server that may need a
I was contemplating running one "manager" script each hour that would check
a mysql table and where necessary run one of a range of possible scripts,
probably one at a time to spread any load.
1. Is this the best way of doing this?
If yes, what fields do you recommend? (id, ref, scriptURL, timestamp,
Is it worth creating a log file to keep an eye on what and when scripts have
Any other advice welcomed.