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BUG #: 55626 (SQLBUG_70)
When you include @@IDENTITY in the WHERE clause of a SELECT statement, the Query Optimizer chooses to perform a table scan rather than using the appropriate index.
Declare a variable, set it equal to @@IDENTITY, and then use the variable in the SELECT statement.
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
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