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Temporary Stored Procedures


Temporary Stored Procedures

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You can also use with encryption when creating the temp stored procedure.


Interestingly in SQL 2012 when the encrypted stored procedure is created the SQL code is viewable in profiler, unlike previous SQL versions... A bug??
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any sample of using this temp sproc?
i usually use dynamic query for defining same complex processes from multiple tables.
i wonder how to create temp sproc inside a procedure or it is just for ad hoc process in SSMS?
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You're encrypting the temp stored procedure?? I am not clear what you are saying you "can" do.

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This was interesting. Thanks for writing this article.

I do slightly disagree with one part of what you've said which is that SQL doesn't support temporary views. While this is technically correct, SQL Server's CTE functionality does a pretty good impersonation of temporary views.

Thanks again.
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All of those asking for cases on when Temp Stored Procedures would be useful ever read the entire article? At the end, it mentions some acceptable scenarios.


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I would just use in line TSQL with a begin/end and declaration of vars - no need to have a SP
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I have used temporary Stored Procs for many years with XML and inline code they are a very elegant wen used with temporary tables
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Is it just me, or does this sound like an auditing nightmare?

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MattieNH (6/25/2013)
Is it just me, or does this sound like an auditing nightmare?

Mattie

How so? The temp sp goes away at the end of the session and I would presume that this feature doesn't open any back doors to allow more access than the user would have in a more direct script.

I'm happy to learn of this -- as the author suggests, it could be very useful in ad-hoc ETL situations and for testing where my DBA has (rightfully so) denied me object creation access.
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Roland Howard Boorman (6/25/2013)
I have used temporary Stored Procs for many years with XML and inline code they are a very elegant wen used with temporary tables


What were the temporary stored procedures doing and why wouldn't permanent stored procedures have done the same job for you?

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