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Global Variable in MS SQL?

Posted on 2000-04-04
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Is there global variable on
MS SQL 7? Or, is there anything
to use instead global variable?
When I say global variable, I mean
variable that last during one session.

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Question by:gordan
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Gustavo Perez Buenrostro earned 50 total points
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gordan,

You cannot create your own global variables. Remember that global variables are predefined and maintained by the MS-SQL.

The only way to resolve this problem is creating a table in which you must store the values of all your “global” variables and use a stored procedure to get the values from this table whenever you need them.

To get more detail see:

-"variables" definition on Glossary of BOL.
-Question 10198058 on EE:
http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/qShow.jsp?ta=mssql&qid=10198058 
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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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As your "global variables" only need to be maintained during a session, your tables can be temporary tables (##GlobalVars), that will be dropped automatically when session ends..
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