17.05 - Outer Joins - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantage™ - SQL Data Manipulation Language

Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
Release Number
Release Date
January 2021
Content Type
Programming Reference
Publication ID
English (United States)

The outer join is an extension of the inner join that includes both rows that qualify for a simple inner join as well as a specified set of rows that do not match the join conditions expressed by the query.

Because outer joins are as complicated to code correctly as they are to interpret, this section studies them in detail, including a carefully thought out case study and series of recommendations contributed by a database administrator.

There are three types of outer joins: