If you fire up an SQL Profiler run on SQL Server and have it return "Text" that contains the word "Cursor", I believe you'll find that SQL Server operates in a similar manner when it comes to front end code and, sometimes, backend code. The difference in SQL Server seems to be that you don't need to explicitly declare a cursor to return a result set to the GUI or other external thing.
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First step towards the paradigm shift of writing Set Based code:
________Stop thinking about what you want to do to a ROW... think, instead, of what you want to do to a COLUMN.
"Change is inevitable... change for the better is not".
"Dear Lord... I'm a DBA so please give me patience because, if you give me strength, I'm going to need bail money too!"
How to post code problems
How to Post Performance Problems
Create a Tally Function (fnTally)