SQL for collecting random record from a tableMany times we have to collect a random record from mysql database. How to get the random record?
Here we have to use rand() function and along with it we will use limit query to restrict our result to one record. Randome funciton is used along with order by clause to generate randome records. This will work well in other database also. Here is the query. We have added on where clause also.
To get 10 random records from the same table.
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