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Define a temp table. What's the difference between a local temp table and a global temp table?

Posted By :Ashutosh Jha     Posted Date :May 30, 2014    Points :40   Category :Sql Server 
In a nutshell, a temp table is a temporary storage structure. What does that mean? Basically, you can use a temp table to store data temporarily so you can manipulate and change it before it reaches its destination format.
Local tables are accessible to a current user connected to the server. These tables disappear once the user has disconnected from the server. Global temp tables, on the other hand, are available to all users regardless of the connection. These tables stay active until all the global connections are closed.

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