SQL statements that are included directly in a program written in another language, such as COBOL or C. ODBC does not use embedded SQL. See also static SQL and dynamic SQL.
The Structured Query Language (SQL) statements embedded within a program and prepared before the program is executed. See Structured Query Language.
SQL statements that are embedded within a program and are prepared in the program preparation process before the program is run. After it is prepared, the statement itself does not change, although values of host variables specified within the statement might change.