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Posted Wednesday, August 31, 2011 12:00 PM
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Pardon me for jumping on a dormant thread, I came across this while researching naming conventions. Regarding the prefix "sp" (with or without the underscore), doesn't the sp stand for "System Procedure" and not "Stored Procedure"? Which would essentially be a vote against that prefix for user defined procedures used in applications.
Just curious.
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Posted Monday, September 5, 2011 10:05 AM


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This is the first time I have seen where an old thread (more than 3 yrs) get some interest.
Check this article out. The second part of it shows the main reason why sp_ is costy and sp is not.


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Posted Monday, September 5, 2011 10:28 AM


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I know it's several years old but that's still a good article, Roy. They should rerun it now and again.

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Posted Monday, September 5, 2011 10:31 AM


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Thanks Jeff. That was my second article for SSC.

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