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  1. #1
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    Sep 2009
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    Unanswered: Count(*),count(1),count(2).......count(3)

    if i execute a query "select count(*) from table_name"
    then it gives me the total no of records in the table..
    i m really surprised when i get same result when i execute a
    query "select count(1) from table_name"
    "select count(2) from table_name"
    "select count(3) from table_name"
    :
    :
    :
    :
    :
    "select count(9) from table_name"
    it s also gives me the total no of records....
    can any1 tell why it s so?

  2. #2
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    Jan 2004
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    Provided Answers: 4
    Because they are just the same, no difference. Study this Ask Tom thread.

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