We help IT Professionals succeed at work.
Get Started

What's the best way to store scheduling data in a database?

robocop100
robocop100 asked
on
555 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I want to store events in a database with scheduling info which could be a fixed date or a recurring date such as:
1. every Monday
2. the first Wednesday of every month
3. the first and last Tuesday of every month
4. every day between 1/3/11 and 6/7/11

And I may also need to store exceptions, e.g. every Monday except 13 June 2011.

What's the best way to store this in a database?
Comment
Watch Question
Senior Developer
CERTIFIED EXPERT
Commented:
This problem has been solved!
Unlock 1 Answer and 7 Comments.
See Answer
Why Experts Exchange?

Experts Exchange always has the answer, or at the least points me in the correct direction! It is like having another employee that is extremely experienced.

Jim Murphy
Programmer at Smart IT Solutions

When asked, what has been your best career decision?

Deciding to stick with EE.

Mohamed Asif
Technical Department Head

Being involved with EE helped me to grow personally and professionally.

Carl Webster
CTP, Sr Infrastructure Consultant
Ask ANY Question

Connect with Certified Experts to gain insight and support on specific technology challenges including:

  • Troubleshooting
  • Research
  • Professional Opinions
Did You Know?

We've partnered with two important charities to provide clean water and computer science education to those who need it most. READ MORE