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OUT parameter

MaheshS Kumbhar
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Joined: Sep 24, 2009
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In case of Callable Statement, I am clear about IN parameters but unclear about OUT parameter. Just want to know what are OUT parameters.

I am slow but sure
Jan Cumps

Joined: Dec 20, 2006
Posts: 2562

OUT parameters are a mechanism to pass information from the stored procedure to your application.

You use the IN parameters to pass info to the stored procedure.
You call the stored procedure.
You use the OUT parameters to retrieve info from the stored procedure.

OCUP UML fundamental and ITIL foundation
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