The SELECT Clause

The SELECT statement's single purpose is to retrieve data from our database and return it in a tabular structure. The purpose of the SELECT clause is to define the columns that will be returned in the final tabular result set.

Topics include the following:

  • SELECT in the Sequence of Execution
  • Which Columns Can Be Selected?
  • The Discussion Forum Application
  • Functions
  • Operators
  • The Dreaded, Evil Select Star
  • Wrapping Up: the SELECT Clause



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Publisher: SitePoint

Author: Rudy Limeback

Year: 2008