Transact-SQL (T-SQL) stored procedures should be treated just like reusable application code. You should follow these suggested guidelines to ensure that your stored procedures are solid and robust:
Check all parameters for valid values and return an error message if a problem exists.
Be sure that the parameter data types match the column data types they are compared against to avoid data type mismatches and poor query optimization.
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