SQL | Archived exercise | Create table of actors and directors born in 1969

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Software ==> SQL  (198 exercises)
Version ==> Any version of SQL Server
Topic ==> Archived  (70 exercises)
Level ==> Average difficulty
Subject ==> SQL training
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The aim of this exercise is to create a temporary table of all of the actors and directors born in 1969:

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

The flower children in date of birth order - 10 actors, but only 1 director

To do this, first create a command to select all of the actors born in 1969 into a new temporary table.

Be careful!  Because you're soon going to be adding the directors to this temporary table, check that you cast the actor name column to a data type compatible with the director's name.

Now add a command to insert all of the directors born in 1969 into the temporary table.

Display the contents of the temporary table - it should look as shown at the start of this exercise.

Thought for the day - you could have solved this problem using a UNION ALL query (take a look at the answer to this exercise if you've never created a union query).  Which method do you prefer?

Save the query to create and display the temporary table as Flower children, then close it down.

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