Solved

join 2 tables on differnt joins based on 2 different conditions

Posted on 2011-09-19
3
357 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
when you join 2 tables on differnt joins based on 2 different values, is it possible to consolidate the 2 queries into 1?

select * from a join b on a.id = b.id1 and b.indicator = 0
union
select * from a join b on a.id = b.id2 and b.indicator = 1
0
Comment
Question by:25112
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
3 Comments
 
LVL 7

Accepted Solution

by:
twol earned 425 total points
ID: 36561080
select * from a inner join b
on (a.id = b.id1 and b.indicator = 0) or (a.id = b.id2 and b.indicator = 1 )
0
 
LVL 18

Assisted Solution

by:deighton
deighton earned 75 total points
ID: 36561644
I believe the SQL you gave does exactly what you ask, so the answer is yes
0
 
LVL 5

Author Comment

by:25112
ID: 36562190
works..
0

Featured Post

Ready to get started with anonymous questions?

It's easy! Check out this step-by-step guide for asking an anonymous question on Experts Exchange.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Load balancing is the method of dividing the total amount of work performed by one computer between two or more computers. Its aim is to get more work done in the same amount of time, ensuring that all the users get served faster.
In the first part of this tutorial we will cover the prerequisites for installing SQL Server vNext on Linux.
This video shows how to set up a shell script to accept a positional parameter when called, pass that to a SQL script, accept the output from the statement back and then manipulate it in the Shell.
Viewers will learn how to use the UPDATE and DELETE statements to change or remove existing data from their tables. Make a table: Update a specific column given a specific row using the UPDATE statement: Remove a set of values using the DELETE s…

627 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question