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Inserting several records at once. Which is the best way?

In a script I have written, I execute about 1000 inserts to the database. Currently I am using a for each statement and execute each insert one by one. It takes some time so I was wondering if there is a faster way to do this. For example I could be a query that runs all the queries together and run it in the end of the for each statement but I don't know if it would be faster.
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8/22/2022 - Mon
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]

note: the above suggestion should be magnitues faster that inserting each row individually as bascially only 1 database call/transaction is involved instead of hundreds/thousands
note: if there are many more, you will need to "split" into inserts of something like 1000-2000 rows at once maximum, otherwise you might reach some other limits.
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