Task 7 - SQL ORDER BY Keyword

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Task 7 - SQL ORDER BY Keyword

Post by Mayank » 13 Oct 2017, 12:28

The SQL ORDER BY KeywordThe ORDER BY keyword is used to sort the result-set in ascending or descending order.
 The ORDER BY keyword sorts the records in ascending order by default. To sort the records in descending order, use the DESC keyword.ORDER BY Syntax

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SELECT [i]column1[/i],[i] column2, ...[/i]
FROM [i]table_name[/i]
ORDER BY [i]column1, column2, ... [/i]ASC|DESC;
ORDER BY ExampleThe following SQL statement selects all customers from the "Customers" table, sorted by the "Country" column:
 Example

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SELECT * FROM Customers
ORDER BY Country;
Try it Yourself »ORDER BY DESC ExampleThe following SQL statement selects all customers from the "Customers" table, sorted DESCENDING by the "Country" column:Example

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SELECT * FROM Customers
ORDER BY Country DESC;
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ORDER BY Several Columns ExampleThe following SQL statement selects all customers from the "Customers" table, sorted by the "Country" and the "CustomerName" column:Example

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SELECT * FROM Customers
ORDER BY Country, CustomerName;
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ORDER BY Several Columns Example 2The following SQL statement selects all customers from the "Customers" table, sorted ascending by the "Country" and descending by the "CustomerName" column:Example

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SELECT * FROM Customers
ORDER BY Country ASC, CustomerName DESC;
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