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DEALLOCATE

Name

DEALLOCATE -- deallocate a prepared statement

Synopsis

DEALLOCATE [ PREPARE ] plan_name

Description

DEALLOCATE is used to deallocate a previously prepared SQL statement. If you do not explicitly deallocate a prepared statement, it is deallocated when the session ends.

For more information on prepared statements, see PREPARE.

Parameters

PREPARE

This key word is ignored.

plan_name

The name of the prepared statement to deallocate.

Compatibility

The SQL standard includes a DEALLOCATE statement, but it is only for use in embedded SQL.