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Many times i am debugging SQL Query in Magento. But i am little confuse about usages of main_table in SQL query in Magento.

I can't find any table named with "main_table" in database.

Can anyone tell me the concept about main_table in Magento.

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main_table is an alias of your table name i.e. you have table name abc in the following SQL query.

SELECT `main_table`.* FROM `abc` AS `main_table` ORDER BY `main_table`.`bid_end` desc

Magento collection will default generate alias of your table i.e. abc as main table.

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  • Means i create collection as: $collection = Mage::getResourceModel($this->_getCollectionClass()); and i get query as below: SELECT main_table.* FROM sales_flat_order_grid AS main_table that means sales_flat_order_grid is my main table...Right ??
    – vijay rami
    Commented Jul 24, 2016 at 7:51
  • you can check echo Mage::getResourceModel('sales/order_collection')->getSelect(); Commented Jul 24, 2016 at 8:05

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