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Difference between SQL and Pushdown_SQL

Hi Experts,

Could you please explain how SQL and Pushdown_SQL differ from each other and its use case.(When to use which function)

Also if someone explain its background operation in database level/Process it will be appreciated.


Pradheep S

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    Posted on Dec 15, 2015 at 06:58 AM

    Pushdown_sql() is basically used to optimize performance, DS Engine pushes down as many transform operations as possible to the source or target database and combines as many operations as possible into one request to the database

    Data Integrator Pushdown SQL Functionality

    Also refer to @Dirk Venken blog

    Let the database do the hard work! Better performance in SAP Data Services thanks to full SQL-Pushdown

    SQL() function is used in a script for DML operations and return a single value to the user


    Arun Sasi

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