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SELECT (Transact-SQL)


SELECT (Transact-SQL)

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Here we go back to the basics once again ....

If everything seems to be going well, you have obviously overlooked something.

Ron

Please help us, help you -before posting a question please read

Before posting a performance problem please read
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It was necessary to practice the basics to get where he is today!
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Nice clean question.

But maybe a little too easy. If one assumes that T-SQL has the sort of consistent syntax that most programming languages have, then only the second and fourth options are possible answers (since if either of the otherw was wrong then so would at leat one more be wrong, and the radio buttons allow for only one); so the only question is whether the "as" keyword can be omitted or whether "a as b" and "b as a" mean the same thing - but letting those mean the same thing would mean one couldn't cope with renaming a column with another solumn's name, whic would be rather odd, so the principle of minimising oddity (which in my experience applies to all languages except C++) tells us the answer straight away.

Tom

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Thanks for the question.



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Easy question..thanksSmile
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An easy one for Friday :-)

Apparantly, I noticed that there were 4 select statements in the question and 5 select statements as the answer choice :-D

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Easy question.Thanks

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One question, I am confused on this...

select ID, name name from person

select ID ID, name name from person

Both these statements dont give any error message and run successfully...
wht is it so?

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To get quick answer follow this link:
http://www.sqlservercentral.com/articles/Best+Practices/61537/
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I found the glitch ..
nice question...

thanks

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