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SQL SELECT QUERY

SQL 'SELECT' statement is used to fetch data from the database table. Using 'SELECT' Statement we can fetch the whole table or some columns that we want.

SQL SELECT QUERY - The Coding Shala

SQL SELECT Syntax


The basic syntax of the SELECT statement is as follows - 
SELECT column1, column2, columnN FROM table_name; 


This Query will fetch only particular columns that are mentioned. If we want to fetch all the columns then use '*' instead of columns name.

SELECT * FROM table_name;  

SQL SELECT Query Examples - 

The following query will fetch all the data from the 'Persons' Table - 

SQL >> select * from Persons  

 Output >>   
 PersonID     LastName     FirstName     Address     City  
 1              Saini     Akshay         A-101     Pune  
 1              last     first            A-101     Pune  
 2              null     Akshay           null       null  

Now if we want to fetch only 'PersonID' and 'FirstName' then we use - 

SQL >> select PersonID, FirstName from Personsselect * from Persons  
 
Output >>   
 PersonID     FirstName  
 1          Akshay  
 1          first  
 2          Akshay  




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