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Re: difference between functions and stored procedure

From: Vibhor Kumar <vibhor(dot)kumar(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>
To: siva kiran balijepalli <b(dot)sivakiran(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: difference between functions and stored procedure
Date: 2011-03-10 09:59:30
Message-ID: 9A20BED9-7C15-4E80-9C26-D7F0AD4A4249@enterprisedb.com (view raw or flat)
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On Mar 10, 2011, at 2:45 PM, siva kiran balijepalli wrote:

> Can any one of u please tell me the diunction and a stored procedure??
> In postgresql there is no command like "create or replace procedure"??
> we haev to use "create function " for creating the procedures.. so how doest the server differentaites between those two???
>  


Functions and Procedure are same in PostgreSQL. PG doesn't support CREATE PROCEDURE syntax.

Whatever you want to acheive you can acheive using Function. Do you have any specific requirement?

Thanks & Regards,
Vibhor Kumar
EnterpriseDB Corporation
The Enterprise PostgreSQL Company
vibhor(dot)kumar(at)enterprisedb(dot)com
Blog:http://vibhork.blogspot.com


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