executeUpdate Method (java.lang.String) (SQLServerStatement)
Runs the given SQL statement, which can be an INSERT, UPDATE, or DELETE statement; or an SQL statement that returns nothing, such as an SQL DDL statement. Beginning in MicrosoftSQL Server JDBC Driver 3.0, executeUpdate will return the correct number of rows updated in a MERGE operation.
public int executeUpdate(java.lang.String sql)
A String that contains the SQL statement.
An int that indicates the number of rows affected, or 0 if using a DDL statement.
This executeUpdate method is specified by the executeUpdate method in the java.sql.Statement interface.
If executing a stored procedure results in an update count that is greater than one, or that generates more than one result set, use the execute method to execute the stored procedure.