Today, I will continue the discussion of SQL queries with the ordering of query results. The SQL in this post is based on the “TeamMembers” database. For instructions on setting up the database in LibreOffice and a short description of the database and tables, see the post at http://wp.me/pvwht-a4.
The ORDER BY Clause
Getting information from the database tables is great, but often you will need to sort them, giving them more meaning or making them easier to understand. The ORDER BY clause allows you to do just that. The ORDER BY clause always goes at the end of the SELECT statement. Continue reading