Excel VB.net SQL Look at part of a table


I have a VB.net Excel Add-in where I would like the user to look at data in SQL tables.
The tables are a few million records each so pulling all the data through is not an option.
I want the user to be able to look at around 10000 records at a time.
What is the best way to do this? What SQL syntax would I use?
Murray BrownMicrosoft Cloud Azure/Excel Solution DeveloperAsked:
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Phillip BurtonDirector, Practice Manager and Computing ConsultantCommented:
If you are using Microsoft SQL Server 2012 or 2014, then I would use the OFFSET FETCH command, i.e.

Select *
From MyTable

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Replacing the "0 ROWS" with the relevant row number you are. Please note that the ORDER BY line is compulsory when you are using OFFSET...FETCH.

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Murray BrownMicrosoft Cloud Azure/Excel Solution DeveloperAuthor Commented:
Thanks very much
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