SQL SELECT DISTINCT Statement
This chapter will explain the SELECT
The SQL SELECT DISTINCT Statement
In a table, some of the columns may contain duplicate values. This is not a
problem, however, sometimes you will want to list only the different (distinct)
values in a table.
The DISTINCT keyword can be used to return only distinct (different) values.
SQL SELECT DISTINCT Syntax
SELECT DISTINCT column_name(s)
SELECT DISTINCT Example
The "Persons" table:
Now we want to select only the distinct values from the column named "City"
from the table above.
the following SELECT
SELECT DISTINCT City FROM Persons
The result-set will look like this:
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