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    retrieve records in disperse way

    i am having a records like abcde, i know the way of executing them in ascending/descending,but how to retrieve the records in b,d,a,c like.

    please help me out in this issue

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    Use a function from the DBMS_RANDOM package to assign a random integer to each row, then order by that random integer
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    can u please send that query

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    select c1, c2
    from mytable
    order by dbms_random.value;

    Tamil

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    Quote Originally Posted by krishnareddy
    can u please send that query
    Google down again huh?
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