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I'm just going through an SP (sql2005) which has 101(!) sp_executeSQL calls. I think I'm going to scream...
Friday, October 05, 2007
By all means, do.
George Jansen Send private email
Friday, October 05, 2007
Was it created by a human, or generated?
Entries of Confusion Send private email
Sunday, October 07, 2007
Human, never met him (it), but it looked human on a photo.
Monday, October 08, 2007
That's not bad - try looking at a SP that calls sp_executeSQL for every record in a table (using a cursor of course...).

As you'd guess, the SP was taking a while to complete.  I sped it up by replacing the cursor/sp_executeSQL with a relatively simple join.

The scary part is that the person who did it was 'teaching' Transact-SQL to a couple of other people in the group since he was the expert...
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Tuesday, October 09, 2007

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