Executing table joins in Visual Basic
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  1. #1
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    Our developers want to retrieve simple datasets from our SQL Server database and execute joins in Visual Basic, instead of using SQL (or T-SQL to do the joins on the database.

    What are the pros and cons of this approach?

    Thanks!

  2. #2
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    The cons are that it is a ridiculous idea - no offense.

    SQL *exists* to manipulate data. Bypassing that to do it in VB is simply ludicrous. They should keep their resumes up-to-date.

    Sorry,

    - Chris
    Christopher R. Long
    ChrisRLong@HotMail.Com
    But that's just my opinion. I could be wrong

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