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


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  • Thanks for question. Easy one on a lazy morning.


  • Very nice question Ron. Thanks for posting 🙂

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  • Great question Ron. Almost missed that OUTER keyword on this Monday morning. 🙂

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  • nice question ...


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  • Good and interesting question for a Monday, thanks.

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  • Grrrr!!! Seems I can't count properly on a Monday morning.

    Good question though, Ron!

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  • Great question on a Monday morning. Gets me back on track after Fridays question.

  • Nice question.

    Glad I looked at it after breakfast, not before - without fuel I would probably have calculated 2+2+2+1+1+2 = 7 or something equally silly. Don'y you feel a bit cruel inflicting such advanced arithmetic on us on a Monday morning? 😀


  • Never heard of "Apply" before.

    Nice to know that "The difference between join and APPLY operator becomes evident when you have a table-valued expression on the right side and you want this table-valued expression to be evaluated for each row from the left table expression"

    Learn something again.


  • Thanks for the great question.

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  • Good question Ron.

    If anyone wants to learn more about using the Apply operator, check out the "Using APPLY" links in my signature block for some great articles written by Paul White. He does an excellent job of walking you through it.

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  • Simply nice one. 🙂

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  • Nice question! Glad I had my coffee first!

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