Subject RE: [firebird-support] Good DB design: When to use stored procedures?
Author Rick Debay
Design your stored procedures like you'd design any other API. Just as
it would be silly to write an API for a program called AddTwoIntegers, I
wouldn't necessarily use it to wrap a simple update.

Good architecture and design tends to be platform agnostic. Your
database is an important component of your design, don't treat it as
just a bucket that holds some random data.

-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of Zd
Sent: Saturday, April 19, 2008 7:31 AM
Subject: [firebird-support] Good DB design: When to use stored


I've read in the FB papers that using stored procedures is highly
recommended because it optimizes network traffic and makes query
execution faster.

The question is:
I have over 50 tables in my DB and a lot of different queries acessing
them in different ways. If I started making stored procedures for each
dynamic query I'm executing now from my program, I'd end up with 200
stored procedures at least.

So is it a good idea to put EVERYTHING into stored procedures (like even
a simple update or insert into statement which puts a few rows to the


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