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Posted - 06/27/2013 :  01:08:18  Show Profile  Reply with Quote

i have a requirement to get data from more than one table.
but i am using subqueries to get the data,someone saying write a query using setoperater.

which is one is faster subquery or setoperator query and also provide some performance tips.


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Posted - 06/27/2013 :  01:17:45  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
depending on scenario and presence of indexes, joins may also prove to perform better than subqueries.

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Posted - 06/27/2013 :  12:35:03  Show Profile  Visit jackv's Homepage  Reply with Quote
write the query and test run it with a suitable workload. You could analyse the execution plan.
Try and apply set theory as efectively as possible, for example avoid looping such as cursors. Some other hints and tips to optimize

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