CREATE PROCEDURE (External Form)/
REPLACE PROCEDURE (External Form)
Relationship Among UDFs, Table UDFs, and External Procedures
External routines, the generic label used for UDFs, table UDFs, methods, and external procedures, are specific variations of one another and share most properties in common. See “CREATE FUNCTION (External Form)/ REPLACE FUNCTION (External Form)” on page 240 and “CREATE FUNCTION (Table Form)” on page 291.