Like Clause SQL Server

Like Clause SQL Server

Hi friends, in this post we will learn about Like Clause SQL Server. Like clause is used with where clause to search specified pattern on a column. There are two wildcard used in like clause.

  1. Percent sign:- %
  2. Underscore:- _

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Table Structure:

ID NAME CLASS PERMADDRESS TEMPADDRESS
1 MANN XI AGRA NULL
2 JAI X MUMBAI NULL
3 AKSHAY IX GOA NULL
4 OM V DELHI NULL
5 AMAN VII GOA NULL
6 AMIT VII JAIPUR NULL

Like Clause SQL Server examples:- 

----SELECT DATABASE----
USE HIGHTECHNOLOGY
GO

----LIKE CLAUSE EXAMPLES----
----FINDS ANY VALUE THAT START WITH MA----
SELECT * FROM STUDENT_INFORMATION WHERE NAME LIKE 'MA%' 
GO
---FINDS ANY VALUE THAT HAVE MA AT ANY WHERE IN NAME----
SELECT * FROM STUDENT_INFORMATION WHERE NAME LIKE '%MA%' 
GO
----FINDS ANY VALUE THAT HAVE ATLEAST 4 CHARACTER AND START WITH MA----
SELECT * FROM STUDENT_INFORMATION WHERE NAME LIKE 'MA__%' 
GO
----FINDS ANY VALUE THAT HAVE 3 CHARACTER AND START WITH J AND END WITH I----
SELECT * FROM STUDENT_INFORMATION WHERE NAME LIKE 'J_I' 
GO

Like clause SQL server