How to Return Subset of Rows in SQL

In this article I am going to explain how to return a subset of selected rows in SQL.
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Introduction

In this article I am going to explain about how to return a subset of selected rows in SQL. When you use select statement it shows all data in result set. There are many situation when you need only a subset of selected rows. To fetch a subset of selected rows we use TOP clause fallowed by integer value. We can also use PERCENT clause to fetch n percent rows in result set. Notice that statement must have ORDER BY clause.

A Statement that create mcnemp table

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Statements that insert data in mcnemp table

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A Statement that is used to fetch data from mcnemp table

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A SELECT Statement with a TOP clause

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A SELECT Statement with TOP clause and PERCENT keyword

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