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SQL exercises on employee Database: List the employees in descending order who are either 'CLERK' or 'ANALYST'

SQL employee Database: Exercise-70 with Solution

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70. From the following table, write a SQL query to find those employees who are either 'CLERK' or 'ANALYST’. Sort the result set in descending order on job_name. Return complete information about the employees.

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SQL exercises on employee Database: List the employees in descending order who are either 'CLERK' or 'ANALYST'

Sample table: employees


Sample Solution:

SELECT *
FROM employees
WHERE job_name='CLERK'
  OR job_name='ANALYST'
ORDER BY job_name DESC;

Sample Output:

 emp_id | emp_name | job_name | manager_id | hire_date  | salary  | commission | dep_id
--------+----------+----------+------------+------------+---------+------------+--------
  63679 | SANDRINE | CLERK    |      69062 | 1990-12-18 |  900.00 |            |   2001
  68736 | ADNRES   | CLERK    |      67858 | 1997-05-23 | 1200.00 |            |   2001
  69000 | JULIUS   | CLERK    |      66928 | 1991-12-03 | 1050.00 |            |   3001
  69324 | MARKER   | CLERK    |      67832 | 1992-01-23 | 1400.00 |            |   1001
  67858 | SCARLET  | ANALYST  |      65646 | 1997-04-19 | 3100.00 |            |   2001
  69062 | FRANK    | ANALYST  |      65646 | 1991-12-03 | 3100.00 |            |   2001
(6 rows)

Relational Algebra Expression:

Relational Algebra Expression: List the employees in descending order who are either 'CLERK' or 'ANALYST'.

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Relational Algebra Tree: List the employees in descending order who are either 'CLERK' or 'ANALYST'.

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Sample Database: employee

employee database structure

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