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Statement functions

Joe Wolf
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Joined: Jul 05, 2001
Posts: 42
If you want to issue a CREATE, DROP or ALTER command in SQL, which function should you call on your Statement: executeQuery(), executeUpdate(), or execute()?
Robert Brunner
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Joined: Jul 18, 2001
Posts: 49
executeUpdate, as you are doing SQL DDL statements. You should get zero rows returned in the update count.
krishnan sampath

Joined: Aug 08, 2001
Posts: 3
If you want to execute a DDL statement from java, it is enough to run a stored procedure.. In the stored procedure use execute_immediate (for 8i and above) for executing the DDL statements.
If your oracle version 8 and use
DBMS_SQL.EXECUTE, for executing DDL statements
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