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The best optimum query to find nth highest salary

 
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itssrikanth4u

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 11, 2004 5:48 pm    Post subject: The best optimum query to find nth highest salary
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Hi,

Can any one please tell me the best optimum query to find nth highest salary?

bye
thanx in advance
take care
srikanth
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ovreddy

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 20, 2004 4:36 pm    Post subject: Already answered many times.........
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Hi,

Once check and post one question only once. Other wise all of us are wasting time by opening duplicate queries. MODERATOR may not alert and aware about the things like duplicates. Please delete duplicates frequently and faciliate users.

If any one first opens this query for answer i dont want to disappoint them. So here is your answer...

SELECT SAL FROM TABLEA A WHERE N=(SELECT COUNT(DISTINT *) FROM TABLEA B WHERE A.SAL<=B.SAL);

FOR TOP N SALARIES JUST CHANGE CONDITION AS

N<= INSTEAD OF N=.

OK BYE,
O.V.Reddy.
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