I have a question regarding a query in SQL Server 2008 R2

Dear Experts,
I have to write a query that returns the top SKU on each of my orders.

I have 3 order

ORDER1 has the following SKUs
ABC123
DEF456

ORDER2 has the following SKUs
DEF456
XYZ765
ZZZ656

ORDER3 has the following SKUs
EFG123
RRS697
XYZ765
XYZ999


I want my query to return the following result

ORDER #            TOP SKU

ORDER1            ABC123      
ORDER2            DEF456
ORDER3            EFG123      



How can I do this?  Thanks in advance,
mrotor
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Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
How do we know which one is the top?
By the examples you gave I would say is alphabetic ascending order?
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mainrotorAuthor Commented:
Vitor,
I just need it to pick one.  How can I do this?  It doesn't really matter which one it picks, as long as it only picks one.

mrotor
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Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
Ok, then you can use this query:
SELECT Order, MIN(SKU)
FROM TableName
GROUP BY Order

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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Billing EngineerCommented:
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Docteur_ZCommented:
And something like :
select 'ORDER1', min(SKU) from ORDER1
union
select 'ORDER2', min(SKU) from ORDER2
union
select 'ORDER3', min(SKU) from ORDER3

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