Difference between CTE, Temp Tables, Derived tables

Difference between CTE, Temp Tables, Derived tables 7

In SQL Server, while working with the large data sets (or massive records), we might require to store the intermediate results in the temporary query. So, we can access them further. SQL Server provides multiple options to achieve the same: CTE, Temporary Tables, Derived Tables, and Table Variables. Let us see the Difference between CTE, Temp Tables, … Read more

Table Variable in SQL Server

Table Variable in SQL Server 1

The Table Variable in SQL Server stores a set of records like SQL tables. And Table Variables are the best alternative to Temp Tables. Like Local Variables, Table variable scope limited to User Defined Functions or Stored procedures. The SQL Server Table variable is very fast when compared to temporary tables, and it is recommended to use this for … Read more