Can I select a particular department's information from an employee table without using the WHERE clause? My employee table contains the following columns: EMPNO, ENAME, DEPTNO, SAL, COMM, HIREDATE
I'm not sure I understand your question. If I do, this sounds like a good place to use a view. Your view could look like this:
CREATE VIEW Department7 AS SELECT EMPNO, ENAME, DEPTNO, SAL, COMM, HIREDATE FROM Employee WHERE DEPTNO = 7
Then, you could select from it without using a where clause:
SELECT * FROM Department7
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