Stored procedures are a method for encapsulating SQL and logic on the database server. There are many advantages to placing routines on the server, including access to large server resources, minimizing network communication, reuse of code, and security. Placing frequently used code in a stored procedure can also make it easier to develop applications because much of the logic might already be coded.
Three steps are required to get a stored procedure to work:
Each step is outlined in the following sections.
Writing a stored procedure is no different ...