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Table-Valued Parameters (SQL Server Native Client)

Table-valued parameters were introduced in SQL Server 2008, and provide an efficient way to pass multiple rows of data to the server. Table-valued parameters provide functionality similar to parameter arrays, but they offer more flexibility and closer integration with Transact-SQL, and can frequently improve performance. Table-valued parameters can also participate in set-based operations, whereas parameter arrays cannot.

For information about table-valued parameters and ODBC, see Table-Valued Parameters (ODBC).

For information about table-valued parameters and OLE DB, see Table-Valued Parameters (OLE DB).

For information about sample applications that demonstrate this feature, see Considerations for Installing SQL Server Samples and Sample Databases.