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RANK

Applies to ✅ Open Source Edition   ✅ Express Edition   ✅ Professional Edition   ✅ Enterprise Edition

The RANK() hypothetical set function calculates the rank with gaps of the hypothetical value, i.e. ranks will be 1, 1, 1, 4, 5, 5, 7 (DENSE_RANK produces values without gaps, e.g. 1, 1, 1, 2, 3, 3, 4)

SELECT
  rank(0) WITHIN GROUP (ORDER BY AUTHOR_ID),
  rank(1) WITHIN GROUP (ORDER BY AUTHOR_ID),
  rank(2) WITHIN GROUP (ORDER BY AUTHOR_ID)
FROM BOOK
create.select(
         rank(val(0)).withinGroupOrderBy(BOOK.AUTHOR_ID),
         rank(val(2)).withinGroupOrderBy(BOOK.AUTHOR_ID),
         rank(val(4)).withinGroupOrderBy(BOOK.AUTHOR_ID))
      .from(BOOK)

Producing:

+---------+---------+---------+
| rank(0) | rank(1) | rank(2) |
+---------+---------+---------+
|       1 |       1 |       3 |
+---------+---------+---------+

Dialect support

This example using jOOQ:

rank(val(0)).withinGroupOrderBy(BOOK.ID)

Translates to the following dialect specific expressions:

Aurora Postgres, H2, Oracle, Postgres, YugabyteDB

rank(0) WITHIN GROUP (ORDER BY BOOK.ID)

ASE, Access, Aurora MySQL, BigQuery, CockroachDB, DB2, Derby, DuckDB, Exasol, Firebird, HSQLDB, Hana, Informix, MariaDB, MemSQL, MySQL, Redshift, SQLDataWarehouse, SQLServer, SQLite, Snowflake, Sybase, Teradata, Trino, Vertica

/* UNSUPPORTED */

(These are currently generated with jOOQ 3.20, see #10141), or translate your own on our website

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