Can I use… with recursive (top level)


The with recursive clause allows a query to refer to its own output:

WITH RECURSIVE query_name (column_name, …) AS (
   SELECT …
     FROM query_name -- <= Note the self-reference here
) [, …]
SELECT …
  FROM query_name

200520072009201120132015201720192.0BigQuery11.50Db2 (LUW)10.2MariaDB8.0.11MySQL11gR219c1Oracle DB8.4PostgreSQL201620191SQL Server3.8.3SQLite0Without keyword recursive. No join in recursive branch (use comma-join (,) and where clause).1Without keyword recursive.

Normative References

The with recursive clause is defined in ISO/IEC 9075:2016-2 as part of optional feature T131.

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