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DB2 left outer join vs left join

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In DB2 , does left outer join work the same as left join?  Thanks.
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Yes.  "left join" is synonymous with "left outer join".

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Raja Jegan RSQL Server DBA & Architect, EE Solution Guide
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Joins fall into two types:
1. Inner Join.
2. Outer Join. (Left / Right / Full)

LEFT OUTER JOIN is the keyword which we will be using in the query. In general practice, it is also called as Outer Join.
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