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Question: What is a basic difference between having and where clause?

Answer: WHERE clause will restrict the no of rows to be retrieved while where
HAVING clause will restrict groups.

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Question: What is a basic difference between having and where clause?

WHERE clause will restrict the no of rows to be retrieved while where
HAVING clause will restrict groups. Source:

Answered by: Madhavi | Date: 1/24/2008 | Contact Madhavi Contact Madhavi

HAVING clause is used to restrict the group functions.
WHERE clause is used to restrict the rows returned by the query. Source:

Answered by: Aniket Govilkar | Date: 1/29/2008 | Contact Aniket Govilkar Contact Aniket Govilkar

Where clause is used to filter individual rows but Having clause is used to filter group of rows. Source:

Answered by: Ankit Vohra | Date: 1/30/2008 | Contact Ankit Vohra Contact Ankit Vohra

where clause is used in single row functions and having clause is used in multi row functions Source:

Answered by: GOMATHI | Date: 2/7/2008 | Contact GOMATHI Contact GOMATHI

Where clause is used to enforce condition on select statement and it comes prior to group by clause.
Having clause is used to enforce condition on group function and it comes after the group by clause.
Using where clause we can elimiate rows before it going to group and having clause used to restrict rows of the group and applies on group function. Source:

Answered by: Bindhu balan | Date: 2/21/2008 | Contact Bindhu balan Contact Bindhu balan

basically, having and where clause
use for filter purpose.where clause use for restrict the particular rows.
Having clause used to restrict the particular groups that means, using having clause
we can restrict which groups to be shown. Source:

Answered by: sudipta das | Date: 2/27/2008 | Contact sudipta das Contact sudipta das

The where can't be used to filter the records based on a group function where as a having clause can be used. Source:

Answered by: sirisha | Date: 3/3/2008 | Contact sirisha Contact sirisha

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