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OCI8: Performance difference between REF Cursors and Cursors (Doc ID 124530.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database - Personal Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 23-Jan-2014***


The purpose of this document is to discuss factors that influence  the relative performance of using REF CURSORs vs. cursors opened directly in OCI.


This note is intended for OCI application developers.


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