Example: UPDATE With a Noncorrelated Subquery in its WHERE Clause - Analytics Database - Teradata Vantage

SQL Data Manipulation Language

Deployment
VantageCloud
VantageCore
Edition
Enterprise
IntelliFlex
VMware
Product
Analytics Database
Teradata Vantage
Release Number
17.20
Published
June 2022
Language
English (United States)
Last Update
2024-04-05
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The following UPDATE operation uses a subquery to decrease the list price on an electroacoustic CD budget line for labels containing the string ‘erstwhile’:

     UPDATE disc
     SET price = price * .85
     WHERE label_no IN (SELECT label_no
                        FROM label
                        WHERE label_name LIKE '%erstwhile%')
                        AND   line = 'NEA';

You can obtain the same result by writing the query using a join between the disc and label tables on label_no:

     UPDATE disc
     SET price = price * .85
     WHERE disc.label_no = label.label_no
     AND   label_name LIKE '%erstwhile%'
     AND   line = 'NEA';