Suppose I have a table "people" like this;
and a table "occupations" like this:
"Name", "Age", and "Occupation" are just the column names, not data.
The names are unique and one-to-one, i.e. if there's a David in one
table then there's exactly one David in each.
I know that if I want to display
David 25 Teacher
Simon 19 Student
I can use something like
select people.name, age, occupation from people, occupations where
But, what I would like to know is, how can I copy the column
"occupation" to the table "people"? That is, I want to create a new
column people.occupation and populated it from occupations.occupation.
Feel free to point me to a relevant section of the documentation.
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