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Hi All,
There is a question in an in interview which is as follows:-

There is a table with fields 'empname' and 'sal'. U have to retrieve the empname only having maximmum salary without using subquery and 'top' clause.

Plz let me know the solution of this small thing.

 
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Well, you could do the following in SQL Server, but it requires the use of a nonstandard construct:
Code:
set rowcount 1
SELECT empname, sal FROM yourtable ORDER BY sal DESC;
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