Limiting Query Results


The LIMIT and OFFSET clauses restrict the operation of:


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LIMIT restricts the operation to only retrieve limit_val number of rows.

OFFSET restricts the operation to skip the first offset_value number of rows. It is often used in conjunction with LIMIT to "paginate" through retrieved rows.

For PostgreSQL compatibility, CockroachDB also supports FETCH FIRST limit_val ROWS ONLY and FETCH NEXT limit_val ROWS ONLY as aliases for LIMIT. If limit_val is omitted, then one row is fetched.


For example uses with SELECT, see Limiting Row Count and Pagination.

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