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.
is pronounced "ree-bar
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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.
"If you think its expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur."--Red Adair
"Change is inevitable... change for the better is not."
When you put the right degree of spin on it, the number 3|8
is also a glyph that describes the nature of a DBAs job. 😉
How to post code problems
Create a Tally Function (fnTally)