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What is it called when I nest a select statement inside a join

Posted on 2009-12-22
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What is it called when I nest a select statement inside a join. For example:

left outer JOIN
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Aneesh Retnakaran earned 2000 total points
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derived table

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so if i was documenting a query i could say....

"I joined on a derived table"...
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by:Aneesh Retnakaran
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yup, you could possibly say its name

left outer JOIN
SELECT  a,b, from tabl2  where ..  ) as DeribedTable1

"I joined on a derived table  'DeribedTable1'   "...
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I believe it is called an in-line view. Or maybe it is just Oracle that calls it this!

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