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🔗 Again and Again! Managing Recurring Events In a Data Model

A recurring event, by definition, is an event that recurs at an interval; it's also called a periodic event. There are many applications which allow their users to setup recurring events. How does a database system manage recurring events? In this article, we'll explore one way that they are handled.

Recurrence is not easy for applications to deal with. It can become a hurricane task, especially when it comes to covering every possible recurring scenario - including creating bi-weekly or quarterly events or allowing the rescheduling of all future event instances.

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