PostgreSQL Fetch and Limit

Limit Clause

LIMIT "number of row(s)" [OFFSET "number of row(s)"];
LIMIT 3
is same as
LIMIT 3 OFFSET 0
SELECT column_list
FROM table
ORDER BY sort_method
LIMIT "number of row(s)" [OFFSET "number of row(s)"];

Fetch Clause

FETCH first/next "number of row(s)" only;
FETCH 5 ROWS ONLY
is same as
OFFSET 0
FETCH 5 ROWS ONLY
SELECT column_name
FROM table
ORDER BY sorting_method
OFFSET “number of row(s)"
FETCH first “number of row(s)” or next "number of row(s)” only;

Differences between them

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