cursors

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  1. sivaprasadnkv

    sivaprasadnkv New Member

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    what is cursor
    what is the use of cursor
    difference b/w implicit cursor and explicit cursor
     
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    shabbir Administrator Staff Member

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    Cursors are pointers used to fetch rows from a result set. One can think of a cursor as a data structure that describes the results returned from a SQL SELECT statement. One of the variables in this structure is a pointer to the next record to be fetched from the query results.
     

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