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nilaavu
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Posted - 04/18/2013 :  22:09:58  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I need to Join table t1 with t2 and t3

select a,b,c ,d from t1
left join t2 on t1.a = t2.a
left join t3 on t1.b =t3.b

I am getting too many records . Total records should only the number of records in t1. What am I doing wrong?

chadmat
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Posted - 04/19/2013 :  00:10:31  Show Profile  Visit chadmat's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Not necessarily. If there are multiple rows in t2 or t3 with the same join value, you will get a row for each one.

Post sample data.

-Chad
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nilaavu
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Posted - 04/19/2013 :  07:22:23  Show Profile  Reply with Quote

Thanks Chad!
That was it . One of the joining tables had multiple rows !
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