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What Every DBA Ought to Know About SQL Server Cursors (and Their Alternatives)

Cursors provide a means of processing through a set of records row-by-row. However, many companies have a policy against using cursors in their SQL Server standards. This article examines the problem with cursors and alternatives to using them.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2010/09/01 | Source: Database Journal | Category: cursors
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There Must Be 15 Ways To Lose Your Cursors… Part 2

Learn to use Where, Claire. Plus a conversion methodology, a test harness and more!  Read more...
By RBarry Young 2010/07/02 (first published: 2009/04/27) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: t-sql
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There Must Be 15 Ways To Lose Your Cursors... part 1, Introduction

Learn how to leave those Cursors and loops in the thrash, Nash... An article from longtime contributor and SQL expert, Barry Young.  Read more...
By RBarry Young 2010/06/25 (first published: 2009/04/14) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: t-sql
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There Must Be 15 Ways To Lose Your Cursors… Part 2

Learn to use Where, Claire. Plus a conversion methodology, a test harness and more!  Read more...
By RBarry Young 2010/07/02 (first published: 2009/04/27) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: t-sql
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 26,153 reads

There Must Be 15 Ways To Lose Your Cursors... part 1, Introduction

Learn how to leave those Cursors and loops in the thrash, Nash... An article from longtime contributor and SQL expert, Barry Young.  Read more...
By RBarry Young 2010/06/25 (first published: 2009/04/14) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: t-sql
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Avoiding cursors with SQL Server 2005

Sometimes cursors are necessary when executing queries in SQL Server, but most of the time they can be avoided entirely. This article shows where cursors can traditionally be used, and how you can use features packaged in SQL Server 2005 to avoid them.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2009/03/19 | Source: Builder.com | Category: cursors
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SQL Server Cursor Examples

In my T-SQL code I always use set based operations. I have been told these types of operations are what SQL Server is designed to process and it should be quicker than serial processing. I know cursors exist but I am not sure how to use them. Can you provide some cursor examples?   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2008/10/21 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: t-sql
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