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Old October 22nd, 2003, 12:48 AM
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Default Query optimization

Hi All,
Can any one send me some links of web site that will help me to optimize my sql queries.

we have table data,having many fields including a field sup_date.
i want to retriev all data between 06/30/2001 & 07/30/2001
for this which query will excute faster.
  1. select * from data where sup_date>='06/30/2001' and sup_date<='07/30/2001'
   2. select * from data where sub_date between '06/30/2001' and '07/30/2001'

Plese help;
Thanx in Advance.

Subodh Kumar
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Old October 22nd, 2003, 06:35 AM
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If you look at the query execution plan for those two queries in SQL Server, you'll see they are absolutely identical.

Make sure you have an index on the 'sup_date' column (maybe even the clusteered index) and that will be about as fast as it can get.

Sorry, I can't help you with any links.

Jeff Mason
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