'where' is a filter. You're limiting records based on a criterion.
'on' is used for joining.
On Mon, Apr 25, 2011 at 10:42 AM, Andre Polykanine <andre@stripped> wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> Sorry for my beginner question. Actually I have been using MySql for a
> long time but I just start using some advanced
> things (earlier I
> accomplished those tasks with PHP), so I
> will be asking stupid
> questions, please bear with me.
> Here is the first one.
> We have two queries:
> SELECT `blogs`.* FROM `Blogs` LEFT JOIN
> `Users` ON
> and the following one:
> SELECT `Blogs`.* FROM
> `Blogs`, `Users` WHERE
> 1. Are they identical?
> 2. Which is better (faster, more optimal, more kosher, I mean, better
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