Sample Statements

You now know the mechanics of constructing queries using UNION and have seen some of the types of requests you can answer with a UNION. Let’s take a look at a fairly robust set of samples using UNION from each of the sample databases. These examples illustrate the use of the UNION operation to combine sets of rows.

We’ve also included sample result sets that would be returned by these operations and placed them immediately after the SQL syntax line. The name that appears immediately above a result set is the name we gave each query in the sample data on the companion CD you’ll find bound into the back of the book. We stored each query in the appropriate sample database (as indicated within the example), and we prefixed the ...

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