SQL Server http://sqlmag.com/taxonomy/term/9189/more en Logical Query Processing: The FROM Clause and Joins http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/logical-query-processing-clause-and-joins <div class="node-body article-body">Last month I provided an overview of logical query processing. I explained that this term represents the logical interpretation of a query. I provided a sample database called TSQLV4, two sample queries that I referred to as simple sample query and complex sample query, and a graphical depiction of logical query processing as a flow chart. 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