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Does SQL Server have to load and init statics every time a SQL/CLR managed proc is invoked?

Posted By:      Posted Date: August 28, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server
We are working with SQL/CLR stored procedures, triggers etc and it seems that all assemblies we use are unloaded/loaded every time a proc or trigger or TVF is called. Is this true? Is there any way to retain data between invocations of procs? for example can I create some static struct or object that I can setup once and then just refer to after that, so that unless we terminate SQL server, the static data is always in memory? Thanks PS: This was originally posted here, but that forum seems to be rarely frequented.  

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