MySQL ORDER BY DESC & ASC

mysql order by two columns, DESC & ASC, limit, field, specific sequence, desc limit, alphabetical, date, case.

Syntax

SELECT 
   select_list
FROM 
   table_name
ORDER BY 
   column1 [ASC|DESC], 
   column2 [ASC|DESC],
   ...;

ORDER BY ascending & descending Order

ORDER BY column1 ASC;
ORDER BY column1 DESC;

clauses are equivalent:

ORDER BY column1 ASC;

and

ORDER BY column1;

MySQL ORDER BY clause to sort values in single column

SELECT
	relativemembersirname,
	relativemembername
FROM
	members
ORDER BY
	relativemembersirname;

relative member sirname in the descending order

SELECT
	relativemembersirname,
	relativemembername
FROM
	members
ORDER BY
	relativemembersirname DESC;

MySQL ORDER BY clause with multiple columns example

SELECT
	relativemembersirname,
	relativemembername
FROM
	members
ORDER BY
	relativemembersirname DESC,
	relativemembername ASC;

MySQL ORDER BY with an expression example

SELECT 
    stockNumber, 
    stocklinenumber, 
    qtyOrdered * amountEach
FROM
    stockdetails
ORDER BY 
   qtyOrdered * amountEach DESC;

SELECT clause a column alias

SELECT 
    stockNumber,
    stockLineNumber,
    qtyOrdered * amountEach AS subtotal
FROM
    stockdetails
ORDER BY subtotal DESC;

ORDER BY DESC & ASC

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ORDER BY to sort data using a custom list

SELECT 
    stockNumber, 
    is_check
FROM
    stocks
ORDER BY 
    FIELD(is_check,
        'In Process',
        'On Hold',
        'Cancelled',
        'Resolved',
        'Disputed',
        'Shipped');

I hope you get an idea about ORDER BY.
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