November 13, 2017 Paul Tuohy
While visiting a client recently, I was shown how they were using a multi-row FETCH into a multiple-occurrence data structure to retrieve large sets of data. When I asked why they were not using a data structure array instead, I was referred to an IT Jungle article in which Ted Holt answered a question on whether it was faster to perform a row-at-a-time FETCH or a multi-row FETCH when using embedded SQL.
Ted provided a comparison between a row-at-a-time FETCH, a multi-row FETCH into a data structure array, and a multi-row FETCH into a multiple-occurrence data structure. At the end …Read more