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Execute an SQL Server 2008 Stored Procedure via PHP/Zend DB with no response

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Hi there everyone,

I'm looking to execute a 6-7 minute long SQL Server sproc via Zend_DB PHP, but don't want the page to hang while the procedure executes, I just want to set it running in the database then forget about it. Is there a way to do this?
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you could create a sql job ad-hoc, to run once (delete_level = 1):
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms182079.aspx

and add 1 job step (which is your sql you want to run):
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms187358.aspx

finally start the job:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms186757.aspx

note: all those procedure above are in the msdb database, so you need to refer to that db....

you can, of course, create a procedure in your database, that automates all of the above, and just call that procedure from your web code (recommended)
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by:wellso
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Im stuck with 2008 express at the moment so don't have access to the Agent Service unfortunatly, I was thinking maybe executing it via a command line call in PHP, although as the database is on a different server I am not 100% sure how to do this.
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