Re: SQL meaning
Date: Tue, 28 Oct 2008 11:01:58 -0700
Well, you might consider:
I'm not real familiar with these books, but am familiar with the authors, all of which are quite capable.
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On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 10:18 AM, amonte <ax.mount_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> hmmm it returned different results
> omg, I need to get some sql courses because this query looks too advanced
> for me :-(
> know any good sql books?
> On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 5:29 PM, Jared Still <jkstill_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 8:48 AM, amonte <ax.mount_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>>> So the query cannot be wriiten as follows?
>>> SELECT userobj.ID, NAME, summary
>>> FROM userobj
>>> WHERE userobj.NAME LIKE 'A%'
>>> *AND attr1 IN ('#ID#TOP')*
>>> AND userobj.ID IN (
>>> SELECT ID
>>> FROM userattr
>>> WHERE ( attr1 IN (
>>> SELECT ID
>>> FROM orgattr
>>> WHERE orgattr.attrname =
>>> AND attrval IN ('#ID#TOP'))
>>> ORDER BY userobj.ID
>> Whether or not that works is dependent on the data.
>> The original query included "where attr1 IN ('#ID#TOP') OR ...".
>> The modified query cannot return the same results unless all
>> occurrences of "attrval = '#ID#TOP'" also have
>> "attrname = 'CONTAINEDBYOBJECTGROUP'"
>> You really need to know the data, and whether or not that condition is
>> if it exists.
>> Have you tried running the query?