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Using Cursors

Will there be any Performance issues while using Cursors in Sql 2005 in a Virtual SQL Server?
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Billing EngineerCommented:
cursors are generally to be avoided, whether you run in a Virtual or a Physical machine.
there is a nice technique to avoid cursors (using a "temp" tables). the only downside of that technique is that it might use more t-log activity (in tempdb), but that shall only play when doing very large resultsets to process.

and in case you can avoid the looping altogether, the better.
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