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RuthO 9/26/2011 1:51:01 PM

SQL CTE Example

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A common table expression (CTE) can be thought of as a temporary result set that is defined within the execution scope of a single SELECT, INSERT, UPDATE, DELETE, or CREATE VIEW statement. A CTE is similar to a derived table in that it is not stored as an object and lasts only for the duration of the query. Unlike a derived table, a CTE can be self-referencing and can be referenced multiple times in the same query

This code example is a short 'get started' piece of code designed to help with the syntax

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