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The cursors curse

The cursors curse: Advanced SQL: Logical Query Processing, Part 2
The cursors curse: Advanced SQL: Logical Query Processing, Part 2

Row-by-row operations are the black sheep of SQL. Cursors are often abused by developers who struggle to grasp the set-based mindset of SQL and try to imitate the more familiar imperative programming paradigm in SQL. In this video, explore the various types of cursors and in what rare cases they might make sense to use in SQL.

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Skill Level Advanced
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Developer Programming Languages SQL

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