New standard for stored procedures in SQL

@article{Eisenberg1996NewSF,
  title={New standard for stored procedures in SQL},
  author={Andrew David Eisenberg},
  journal={SIGMOD Rec.},
  year={1996},
  volume={25},
  pages={81-88}
}
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