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BUG #: 55032 (SQLBUG_70)
An inner join between two tables with multiple LIKE clauses produces a poor query plan if the LIKE clauses use variables instead of string literals.
To work around this use one of the following:
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in SQL Server 7.0. This problem has been corrected in U.S. Service Pack 2 for Microsoft SQL Server 7.0. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
254561For more information, contact your primary support provider.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/254561/ )INF: How to Obtain Service Pack 2 for Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 and Microsoft Data Engine (MSDE) 1.0
The following conditions must be met to encounter this bug:
For example, the following query demonstrates this problem: