Re: retrieve rows in a specified order

From: Christopher Browne <>
Date: Sun, 21 Dec 2003 18:27:39 GMT
Message-ID: <vClFb.933$>

Martha Stewart called it a Good Thing when Paul <> wrote:
> says...
>> SELECT * FROM My_Table ORDER BY Order_By_Field
> Oh, yes, and put an index on the field.

That's typically optional, albeit useful from a performance perspective.

RDBMSes usually include some sort of "sort engine" to cope with what ordering may be requested...

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