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sql server 2012 - THROW

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BEGIN TRY
      --do something wrong
      SELECT 100/0 AS 'Problem';
END TRY
BEGIN CATCH
      PRINT 'Code inside CATCH is beginning'
      PRINT 'Error: ' + CAST(ERROR_NUMBER() AS VARCHAR(255));
      THROW;
END CATCH

Hi experts,
I do not understand the THROW. In that scenario is useful
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The THROW command will simply re-throw the same error that was caught.  It would be equivalent (in SQL 2005/2008) to using raiserror with the "caught" error message, level, state, etc.

If you don't throw the error in the catch, then the batch will continue after the end-catch.

http://www.sqlservercentral.com/blogs/sql-development-wizard/2012/05/31/a-new-neat-feature-in-sql-server-2012-is-throw/
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