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ScheduledExecutorService or ScheduledThreadPoolExecutor

I’m building an Android App which have to periodically do something in a Service. And I found that using ScheduledThreadPoolExecutor and ScheduledExecutorService is preferable to Timer. Can anyone explain the difference between ScheduledExecutorService and ScheduledThreadPoolExecutor and which one is more suitable for Android? Update I just found this article and this post explain the difference between several way to implement