16.20 - Computing Top and Bottom Values - Teradata Vantage NewSQL Engine

Teradata Vantageā„¢ SQL Functions, Expressions, and Predicates

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Teradata Database
Teradata Vantage NewSQL Engine
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16.20
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Programming Reference
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B035-1145-162K

You can use RANK to compute top and bottom values as shown in the following examples.

Top(n, column) is computed as QUALIFY RANK(column DESC) <=n.

Bottom(n, column) is computed as QUALIFY RANK(column ASC) <=n.