[nycphp-talk] Being notified when something changes in the database

Matt Juszczak matt at
Fri Aug 20 17:27:42 EDT 2010

> I get the use of triggers but can you explain the queue concept? Let's say I want to be notified every time the count of
> an item is increased. How would a queue play into that?

Have a trigger create a record in the event queue, and then have a process 
that runs to process the queue (could be a cron, or a daemon) and send out 
emails, etc.


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