Rank refers to the relative position, value, worth, complexity, power, level etc
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"If no rank is lower than its number there are no gaps in the table the query returns the max number + 1"
from question "Returning the lowest integer not in a list in SQL"
"Every time a rank finds a larger number than that stored have it send its new max to the root rank"
from question "Synchronazing data between all MPI tasks"
"You might replace the max subquery with a rank max is usually slower only when cus_id is the pi rank might be worse"
from question "Large Table vs Multiple Tables - Normalized Data"
"While i think gbn s answer is probably sufficient i m wondering whether use of an over clause to establish a max date per id attribute with which to reduce the select in a where clause wouldn t be faster than a rank"
from question "What is the fastest way to query from a historical EAV database"
"So i want to generate rank for second set of values but starting with value greater than max from first set"
from question "Pig Latin - adding values from different bags?"
"If your rank is less than 4 it takes 0 instead it s the max part"
from question "User centered top list"