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  • Select Top 100 Not Working in DB2

    I am trying to use the TOP keyword in my SELECT statement against a DB2 database on our AS/400. I am finding out that this keyword doesn't seem to be supported in the DB2 SQL syntax, like it is in MS SQL Server. So I guess my question is, is there something similar in the DB2 SQL syntax that will allow me to retrieve the top 100 records of a query resultset? Thanks in advance, Brian Harr

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    Select Top 100 Not Working in DB2

    TOP is a non-standard SQL extension, and IBM tries to limit the amount of non-standard stuff that makes its way into the DB2 products. You'll want to do something like: SELECT ... FETCH FIRST [n] ROWS ONLY

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