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order by month and year in sql

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Last Modified: 2013-12-07

i am using below query

SELECT DISTINCT Month(STMTR_D) as stmMonth, Year(STMTR_D) as stmYear
FROM STMTR where STMTR_AN = '12345'
and STMTR_BI = '01' order by Month(STMTR_D) asc,Year(STMTR_D) asc

which gives me as output

stmMonth  stmYear
1        2009
2        2009
10        2008
11        2008
12        2008

how must i change the query in order to get the output like:

stmMonth  stmYear
2        2009
1        2009
12        2008
11        2008
10        2008
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Try out this query:

SELECT DISTINCT Month(STMTR_D) as stmMonth, Year(STMTR_D) as stmYear
where STMTR_AN = '12345'
and STMTR_BI = '01'
order by Year(STMTR_D) desc, Month(STMTR_D) desc

This will do

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