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Old October 8th, 2003, 02:12 PM
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Default Running a Report that feeds from a nested query

I have a Query- Summary, this selects from another query -UnAllocated.

Does it take more time to run a query that selects from another query, than if i just include the SQL logic in Summary?


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Old October 8th, 2003, 08:47 PM
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Hi M,

Best way to know for sure is to create both queries on your system and time their execution. For example, the following times an insert operation on my system from a table with 225,000 records to a target table. Total elapsed time equals about 15 seconds. I commented out a loop which performs the operation 10 times:

Public Sub TestAddByAppend()
   Dim dbs As DAO.Database
   Dim varTimeStart As Variant
   Dim varTimeEnd As Variant
   Dim intCount As Integer

   Set dbs = CurrentDb
   varTimeStart = Time

   Debug.Print "Start Add By Append: " & varTimeStart
   'For intCount = 1 To 10
       dbs.Execute "Delete * from tblTarget;"
       dbs.Execute "INSERT INTO tblTarget ( Field1, Field2 ) " _
                   & "SELECT DISTINCTROW S.Field1, S.Field2 " _
                   & "FROM tblSource As S;"
   'Next intCount

   varTimeEnd = Time
   Debug.Print "End Add By Append: " & varTimeEnd
   Debug.Print "Elapsed Time: "; DateDiff("s", varTimeStart, varTimeEnd)

   dbs.Close
End Sub

The results displayed in the debug window are:

Start Add By Append: 9:36:47 PM
End Add By Append: 9:37:02 PM
Elapsed Time: 15

Can't beat that for certainty.

HTH,

Bob






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