Best way to join tables on different servers?

hi what is the best way to join a table from on sql server to another.  Prefixing it with server and database is very slow.  I beleive open rowset is best way but is there any other and what is the syntax?
hendy1967Asked:
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subhashpuniaCommented:
Test after loading the remote server's table at local in temp tables and then use the temp tables in joins.
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Billing EngineerCommented:
no other, from what I know...

and if it's slow, it will eventually depend on the join syntax you are doing...
there is no single magic solution to all situations.

you might consider:
* changing the query
* replicating the remote table(s) to the local db
* locate the query/job on the other database
* ...
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