Re: How do you like this SQL?

From: Mladen Gogala <>
Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2012 11:15:46 +0000 (UTC)
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On Fri, 14 Dec 2012 02:17:41 -0800, dombrooks wrote:

> It's very hard to condemn a snippet of SQL.

Well, not always.

> But whether it is sensible/desirable to do these lookups as a forced
> nested loop equivalent depends on the bigger picture.

Dom, the comment about the unusual and cruel punishment was made because the model is obviously messed up. Whenever there is a very big table which needs counting records of certain type, there is a table missing. Second, one could use analytic functions in the subquery, which would probably be much faster.

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