SQL | Archived exercise | Retail orgs or orgs with lots of people

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Software ==> SQL  (198 exercises)
Version ==> Any version of SQL Server
Topic ==> Archived  (70 exercises)
Level ==> Relatively easy
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We want to create a query which shows all companies which either are in the retail sector or which have more than 12 people working there.  To do this, first select all of the companies in the retail sector (there are only 2) into a new temporary table called #Org:

SQL exercise - Temporary tables and table variables (image 1)

This is what you should have so far

Now add code to insert all companies employing more than 12 people into the same table (you could use a subquery to do this, as shown below):

SQL exercise - Temporary tables and table variables (image 2)

An example of code to pick out these organisastions

Select all of the records from the temporary table that you've compiled.  The final answer should look like this:

SQL exercise - Temporary tables and table variables (image 3)

Primark and Kingfisher PLC qualify as being part of the retail sector

Optionally, save this query as Retail or big orgs.sql, then close it down.

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