Select top N records in T-SQL / SQL Server

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In different databases, the syntax of selecting top N records are slightly different. They may also differ from ISO standards.

In SQL Server, use TOP (N) to retrieve the first N records in the table. Remember to replace N with one actual number.

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SELECT TOP (N) * FROM TableName;
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