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RAND

SQL Server 2000

Returns a random float value from 0 through 1.

Syntax
RAND ( [ seed ] ) 
Arguments
seed
Is an integer expression that can be implicitly converted to int, which gives the seed or start value.
Return Types

float

Examples

The following example returns random float numbers based on three different seed values.

CREATE TABLE Random (Seed1 float, Seed5 float, Seed10 float)
INSERT INTO Random Values (RAND(1), RAND(5), RAND(10))
SELECT * FROM Random

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