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How to use prepared statements for more efficient access

If you use the Statement interface, you parse each statement that you send to the database, generate an access plan, and execute the statement. The steps before execution are called preparing the statement.

You can achieve performance benefits if you use the PreparedStatement interface. This allows you to prepare a statement using placeholders, and then assign values to the placeholders when executing the statement.

Using prepared statements is particularly useful when carrying out many similar actions, such as inserting many rows.