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How To Set The Prefetch Value For A REF CURSOR Using Pro*C Embedded SQL (Doc ID 1498901.1)

Last updated on MARCH 04, 2022

Applies to:

Precompilers - Version to [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


11gr2 has a way to set the prefetch value on a REF CURSOR using OCI, JDBC 2.0 etc. However, this functionality is not available for precompiler based application such as Pro*C. This functionality was added for OCI and JDBC primarily because of customers migrating applications from Sybase to Oracle and have seen significant performance degradation without the prefetch of REF CURSORS. However, there is no solution for Pro*C applications.


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