Saturday, October 20, 2012

Difference between ExecuteNonQuery,ExecuteReader and ExecuteScalar

These three are OLEDB command class methods.Now we will see what is main difference between them
This method is required to execute DDL,DML,TCL and stored procedure
2.Execute Reader:
a)This method required to execute select statement
b)This is required while expecting multiple records
c)Execute Reader() returns the records in the format of Data Reader

3.Execute Scalar:
a)This is also required To execute select statement
b)required which expecting a Particular record
c)Execute scalar() returns object
d)Execute Scalar() checks for first match only,If the match is found ,then on first column value of the first record will returned

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