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JAVA and Cursors in DB2 Stored Procedures

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Hi All,

I am a SQL Server DBA by trade - but have been drafted to help our DB2 team on a very time constrained project.

I have noticed that all the stored procedures in DB2 that return data to a Java client use cursors - this is something that I have not come across in SQLServer (cursors are rarely used).

Is is absolutely necessary to have the cursor in order to return data from the DB to the client in this fashion?

This is iSeries DB2 by the way.

Thanks for your help.
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