Re: The job of a relational DBMS

From: Thomas Kellerer <>
Date: Tue, 01 Dec 2009 23:44:58 +0100
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Gene Wirchenko wrote on 01.12.2009 05:35:
> For example, a group by in SQL forces the result to be sorted by
> the grouping unless otherwise overridden.

Never has been true. Group by does *not* sort the result. Not even in Oracle 8 and and certainly not for any Oracle version > 9 (and not for any Postgres as well)

Thomas Received on Tue Dec 01 2009 - 16:44:58 CST

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