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There's no such thing as ANSI SQL for real world applications on real world databases. Even something as simple as limiting the number of rows returned varies widely (TOP vs LIMIT vs rownum).

The correct answer is to forget about database independence and double down on just one[1] so you can use it to its full potential.

[1]: And obviously it should be Postgres...




and you missed "fetch first" which is the ANSI thing




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