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Hello All,

I cant help but ask this question to all SQL Gurus here.

Recently I created a VBA application that calls a complex set of sql statements to show a data set in a certain way.
In order to accomplish the above, I tried doing it in two different ways...

1)I created a stored procedure to do the above
2)I also created a View to do the above.

I was tracking the seconds in the VBA application in terms of the time it takes to complete the command.

I found some real interesting info:

When VBA called the view from SQL Server, it took near to 1 minute
when VBA called the stored procedure from SQL Server it took 30 seconds

Why is this amazing difference ?

Is the stored procedure is better off than view in certain cases?
What are the advantages of using StoredProcedure ? Why would you want one, performance wise? like whats the real 'physics' behind it, that makes it preferable...if you get what I am saying..

Thanks
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Why is this amazing difference ?
A well-coded Stored Procedure will always outperform a VIEW.  This is especially true after the plan is cached.  In other words, you execute it a second time and the Stored Procedure plan is still in memory.

Is the stored procedure is better off than view in certain cases?
See above.

What are the advantages of using StoredProcedure ?
Performance and security.
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Take a look,


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Awesome Guys, hats off to you!
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