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Merge a table into an existing one

I know how to JOIN two tables as create a new table out of the results, using CREATE TABLE result_table AS ( SELECT * FROM tableA JOIN tableB ). I forgot to include some columns from the JOIN in the ...
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How to use merge hints to isolate complex queries in SQL Server

I can understand that if I join individual queries that are "individually fast" the combination may become slow because the default execution plan may be non-optimal. However when I know the number ...