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Yeah you're right and I can think of several cases, especially in legacy software, where this would be helpful. I just feel that this is one of those things that delegates responsibility to a lower level component due to a flaw in one above it, with the major benefit being that no code changes are required to implement the system, but coming with the cost of increased DB CPU and IO consumption.

Yes, as a DBA I would say this is one of the many reasons stores procedures are useful.

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