In my previous article, I explained the basics of set operators, their types, and prerequisites for their use. I also talked about UNION and UNION ALL operators, their usage and differences.
In this article, we’re going to learn the following:
- EXCEPT and INTERSECT operators.
- Difference between INTERSECT and INNER JOIN.
- The detailed explanation of INTERSECT and EXCEPT with an example.
EXCEPT and INTERSECT operators were introduced in SQL Server 2005. Both are set operators used to combine the result sets generated by two queries and retrieve the desired output. Read More