TOP Clause | SQL SELECT Statements | Teradata Vantage - TOP Clause - Analytics Database - Teradata Vantage

SQL Data Manipulation Language

Deployment
VantageCloud
VantageCore
Edition
Enterprise
IntelliFlex
VMware
Product
Analytics Database
Teradata Vantage
Release Number
17.20
Published
June 2022
Language
English (United States)
Last Update
2024-04-05
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Product Category
Teradata Vantage™

Specifies that either an explicit number of rows or an explicit percentage of rows is to be returned from the query result set.

ANSI Compliance

TOP n is a Teradata extension to the ANSI SQL:2011 standard.

Other SQL dialects use similar operators with names such as:
  • FIRST n
  • LIMIT n
  • SET ROWCOUNT n
  • STOP AFTER n