What are the ways to get the count of records in a table

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Can someone tell me the various ways to get the count of records in a table?
Sep 27, 2018 in Database by DataKing99
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To count the number of records in a table, you can use the below commands:

SELECT * FROM table1

SELECT COUNT(*) FROM table1

SELECT rows FROM sysindexes WHERE id = OBJECT_ID(table1) AND indid < 2

answered Sep 27, 2018 by Sahiti
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With the help of the SQL count statement, you can get the number of records stored in a table.

SELECT COUNT (*) FROM tableName;

If you are working on vb.net, you can capture the count result as follows
Dim cnt As Integer = cmd.ExecuteReader();
answered Aug 20, 2020 by Okugbe
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