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
- The Dreaded, Evil Select Star
- SELECT DISTINCT
- Wrapping Up: the SELECT Clause
Author: Rudy Limeback