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Tip: How to Trigger an Async Query

Query methods defined in repositories can be executed asynchronously. See an example of how this works.


Query methods defined in repositories can be executed asynchronously. This means that the query method will return immediately upon invocation.

The sample code below relies on @Async annotation and Future, CompletableFuture or ListenableFuture API:

Future findByName(String name);

CompletableFuture findByName(String name);

ListenableFuture findByName(String name);


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Octavia Andreea Anghel is a senior PHP developer currently working as a primary trainer for programming teams that participate at national and international software-development contests. She consults on developing educational projects at a national level. She is a coauthor of the book "XML Technologies--XML in Java" (Albastra, ISBN 978-973-650-210-1), for which she wrote the XML portions. In addition to PHP and XML, she's interested in software architecture, web services, UML, and high-performance unit tests.
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