IBM® i Access ODBC and the IBMDASQL OLE DB Provider support SQL packages.
SQL packages bind SQL statements in an application program to a relational database. They are used to enhance the performance of applications that use dynamic SQL support by allowing the application to reuse information about the SQL requests.
The database server is an application program that uses dynamic SQL requests. It supports the use of packages for frequently used SQL statements so that certain binding information can be reused.
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