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Java SDK - How to Save a Job

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I am running a Job and retrieving datas over 1 Gb.

What happpens is that the job expires before I have time to load all the datas.

Is there a way to save the job using the API or increase the time before the job expires ?

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You can use the job.touch() method to keep the job alive for the given ttl (time to live) or modify the ttl by using job.setttl(<ttl in seconds>).

"Touching" the job every few thousand events might be a good idea. Additionally, using job.cancel()when you've finished processing the results can be used to remove the job.

job.setttl(86400);
processEvents(job);
job.cancel();

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