118. Other types of JOINs

In this chapter we’ve learned 3 types of joins:

  • INNER JOIN
  • LEFT JOIN
  • CROSS JOIN

To close it let’s briefly talk about other types of SQL joins. In practice INNER JOIN and LEFT JOIN together cover the majority of our needs. To know other join types is beneficial In case we’re working with existing queries which we didn’t write. Plus it’s useful to know what’s possibilities SQL provides us.

RIGHT JOIN

Right join diagram

RIGHT JOIN is similar to the LEFT JOIN. The main difference is that the right table is the one that keeps all its rows in the result.

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