[thelist] SQL Server - INNER JOIN vs WHERE clause

Chris at globet.com Chris at globet.com
Thu Sep 1 05:24:20 CDT 2005


Can anyone offer opinion on the relative merits of using an explicit
INNER JOIN in select queries rather than implying the join in the WHERE
clause. Is there a performance gain in one or the other (or any other
benefits either way), or is it just down to preference?


Chris Marsh
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