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COUNT of DISTINCT Rows in SQL Server

By , 26 Nov 2010
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But if you have any column say empid which have the unique constraint then it is better to use the following SQL query

select count(distinct empid ) from employees


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GeneralReason for my vote of 1 Might work, who knows. It's not clea... PinmemberSimon Dufour1-Dec-10 3:16 
GeneralReason for my vote of 3 gud 1 Pinmemberravindra_dhakate@rediffmail.com29-Nov-10 3:39 
GeneralYes, for specific column(s) list, DISTINCT works, but for '*... Pinmembermravikiran27-Nov-10 12:09 

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