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MySQL DELETE Join example
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A very useful helper in your join toolbox can be a delete join. Even though it’s not a special join type but a join used within DELETE statements, it’s still worth mentioning. However, from time to time when I want to make use of delete joins  on my own, I somehow managed it to forgot the syntax and have to look it up somewhere. Therefor, here is a description as well as an example.

Take care: A delete join is a very powerful weapon. And with great power comes great responsibility! I recommend to develop the delete join on a development database. At least, …

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UPDATE joins in MySQL
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When you want to update rows that are stored in MySQL tables you use update statements. Usually the table you’re updating has to be defined and in case you want to update only certain rows a condition for the update operation has to be specified. If the condition can be expressed based on columns of the same table, you most probably do this by adding a WHERE-clause. But what if there are rows in tableA which you want to update based on a condition that depends on related rows from tableB? The answer? Drumroll please…: Use a join as you would do in SELECT statements!

Syntax

When you’re updating data in MySQL, you can specify …

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MySQL INNER JOIN Tutorial: the comma operator
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Here you find information about writing inner joins with the comma operator. It’s the most basic way to combine (join) two tables. There is an alternative syntax that can be used, because in MySQL you can write inner joins in two different ways. Another popular way is it to use the INNER JOIN command or synonymous keywords like CROSS JOIN and JOIN. …

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MySQL NATURAL JOIN Tutorial & Examples
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This tutorial explains how you can use NATURAL JOINs and what a natural join is actually. Included are syntax details and example statements.

Generally speaking, the keyword NATURAL can be treated as a join condition which is added implicitly. If used, it replaces the keywords ON and USING altogether. In MySQL writing natural joins means adding the keyword NATURAL to either an INNER JOIN or an OUTER JOIN. Let’s …

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MySQL STRAIGHT JOIN Tutorial & Examples
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This tutorial shows you how to write straight joins in MySQL and when an it makes sense to do so. Included are a general description, syntax examples and a comparison of straight and inner joins.

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Straight Join

A STRAIGHT_JOIN identifies and combines matching rows which are stored in two related tables. This is what an inner join also does. The difference between an inner join and a straight join is that a straight join forces MySQL to read the left table first. …

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MySQL RIGHT OUTER JOIN Tutorial & Examples
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Here you find information about writing RIGHT JOINs (also referred to as RIGHT OUTER JOINs). This introduction into right joins includes a detailed description, syntax information and right outer join example statements. The Venn diagram on the left represents a result set that a statement with a right join produces. Please refer to the syntax examples below for an example. Links to additional information resources can be found at the end of this article.


Right Join syntax …


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MySQL LEFT OUTER JOIN Tutorial & Examples
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Here you find information about writing LEFT JOINs (also referred to as LEFT OUTER JOINs). This introduction into left joins includes a description, syntax information and example statements that use left outer joins. The Venn diagram on the left represents a result set that a statement with a left join produces. Please refer to the syntax examples below for an example. Links to additional information resources can be found at the end of this article.

Left Join syntax

First of all, some syntax examples for the impatient:

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MySQL OUTER JOIN Tutorial & Examples
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Here you find information about OUTER JOINs in MySQL statements. This tutorial is a general introduction. Syntax details and example statements are split into a LEFT OUTER JOIN tutorial and RIGHT OUTER JOIN tutorial because these are specific outer joins. 

Outer Join basics

MySQL supports outer joins. They identify matching rows that are stored in two different tables and …


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MySQL INNER JOIN Tutorial & Examples
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This tutorial shows you how to write ANSI-Style inner joins with the INNER JOIN keywords. Included are a general description, some syntax examples and a comparison between inner and cross joins.

Note: In MySQL the join keywords JOIN and CROSS JOIN are synonymous with INNER JOIN. That means: All example statements found in this article work fine when you replace INNER JOIN with JOIN or CROSS JOIN.


Syntax

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