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if value is already in the second table do not select

Posted on 2013-12-19
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profile_id is varchar

SELECT profile_id
            FROM a_messages
            WHERE

where profile_id is NOT in profiles
so profiles.profile_id does not exist

because if the value is already profiles table, there is no need to use it
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SELECT a_messages.profile_id
FROM a_messages
LEFT JOIN profiles on profiles.profile_id = a_messages.profile_id
WHERE profiles.profile_id IS NULL

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