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Two joins on same foreign key

From: Anony Mous <a(dot)mous(at)shaw(dot)ca>
To: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Two joins on same foreign key
Date: 2004-01-30 22:03:35
Message-ID: 00bb01c3e77c$e8bfa2e0$7402a8c0@PETER (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
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I'm fairly new to this database, and have read much discussion on
sub-queries.  I've seen that they can be great for some queries, and
downright slow for others.  I have a table with two foreign keys referencing
another table, like:


Table #1

employee_id (pk)



Table #2




both fields in table 2 need to do a lookup in table 1 to get the name of the
actual employee.  Do I need to use nested queries to accomplish this?  Any
help is greatly appreciated!




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