How to insertset in sql server

Introduction to SQL Server INTERSECT

The SQL Server INTERSECT combines result sets of two or more queries and returns distinct rows that are output by both queries.
The following illustrates the syntax of the SQL Server INTERSECT:
Similar to the UNION operator, the queries in the syntax above must conform to the following rules:
  • Both queries must have the same number and order of columns.
  • The data type of the corresponding columns must be the same or compatible.
The following picture illustrates the INTERSECT operation:SQL Server INTERSECT Illustration
In this illustration, we had two result sets T1 and T2:
  • T1 result set includes 1, 2, and 3.
  • T2 result set includes 2, 3, and 4.
The intersection of T1 and T2 result sets returns the distinct rows which are 2 and 3.

SQL Server INTERSECT example

Consider the following query:
SQL Server INTERSECT example
The first query finds all cities of the customers and the second query finds the cities of the stores. The whole query, which uses INTERSECT, returns the common cities of customers and stores, which are the cities output by both input queries.
Notice that we added the ORDER BY clause to the last query to sort the result set.
In this tutorial, you have learned how to use the SQL Server INTERSECT  operator to return the intersection of the result sets of two queries.

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