Solved

In SQL Server, SELECTION based on the first letter of the entries in a given column

Posted on 2009-05-06
3
158 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
I need a query that selects every record for which the last name ("LastName") begins with "S"

Thanks!
John

0
Comment
Question by:gabrielPennyback
3 Comments
 
LVL 75

Accepted Solution

by:
Aneesh Retnakaran earned 500 total points
ID: 24321644
Hello gabrielPennyback,

select *
from urTable
where LastName like 'S%'


Regards,

Aneesh
0
 
LVL 60

Expert Comment

by:chapmandew
ID: 24321649
select * from tablename where lastname like 's%'
0
 
LVL 1

Author Closing Comment

by:gabrielPennyback
ID: 31578831
Thanks, aneesh.
0

Featured Post

VMware Disaster Recovery and Data Protection

In this expert guide, you’ll learn about the components of a Modern Data Center. You will use cases for the value-added capabilities of Veeam®, including combining backup and replication for VMware disaster recovery and using replication for data center migration.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Not selecting duplicate data 6 60
Is there any Easy way to copy CSV to SQL Server using C# 3 91
How to use TOP 1 in a T-SQL sub-query? 14 48
Query to Add Late Tolerance 10 76
This article will describe one method to parse a delimited string into a table of data.   Why would I do that you ask?  Let's say that you need to pass multiple parameters into a stored procedure to search for.  For our sake, we'll say that we wa…
So every once in a while at work I am asked to export data from one table and insert it into another on a different server.  I hate doing this.  There's so many different tables and data types.  Some column data needs quoted and some doesn't.  What …
This video shows how to use Hyena, from SystemTools Software, to bulk import 100 user accounts from an external text file. View in 1080p for best video quality.

828 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question