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MySQL GREATEST() Function

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Example

Return the greatest value of the list of arguments:

SELECT GREATEST(3, 12, 34, 8, 25);
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Definition and Usage

The GREATEST() function returns the greatest value of the list of arguments.

Note: See also the LEAST() function.

Syntax

GREATEST(arg1, arg2, arg3, ...)

Parameter Values

Parameter Description
arg1, arg2, arg3, ... Required. The list of arguments to be evaluated

Technical Details

Works in: From MySQL 4.0

More Examples

Example

Return the greatest value of the list of arguments:

SELECT GREATEST("w3Schools.com", "microsoft.com", "apple.com");
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