## What is SQL Ntile?

NTILE() function in SQL Server is a window function that distributes rows of an ordered partition into a pre-defined number of roughly equal groups. It assigns each group a number_expression ranging from 1. NTILE() function assigns a number_expression for every row in a group, to which the row belongs.

**What is an Ntile?**

NTILE is an analytic function. It divides an ordered data set into a number of buckets indicated by expr and assigns the appropriate bucket number to each row. The buckets are numbered 1 through expr . The expr value must resolve to a positive constant for each partition.

### How do you Bucketize in SQL?

The SQL NTILE() is a window function that allows you to break the result set into a specified number of approximately equal groups, or buckets. It assigns each group a bucket number starting from one. For each row in a group, the NTILE() function assigns a bucket number representing the group to which the row belongs.

**Is Ntile a window function?**

SQLite NTILE() function is a window function that divides an ordered result set into a number of buckets by a specified expression and assigns an appropriate bucket number to each row.

#### What is Crossjoin?

A cross join is a type of join that returns the Cartesian product of rows from the tables in the join. In other words, it combines each row from the first table with each row from the second table.

**What is Ntile in hive?**

NTILE – It divides an ordered dataset into number of buckets and assigns an appropriate bucket number to each row. It can be used to divide rows into equal sets and assign a number to each row.

## What will happen if there are 53 rows and you try Ntile 5?

For example if the total number of rows is 53 and the number of groups is five, the first three groups will have 11 rows and the two remaining groups will have 10 rows each. If on the other hand the total number of rows is divisible by the number of groups, the rows will be evenly distributed among the groups.

**What is lag function in SQL?**

LAG provides access to a row at a given physical offset that comes before the current row. Use this analytic function in a SELECT statement to compare values in the current row with values in a previous row. Transact-SQL Syntax Conventions (Transact-SQL)

### What is lead and lag in SQL?

The LEAD function is used to access data from SUBSEQUENT rows along with data from the current row. The LAG function is used to access data from PREVIOUS rows along with data from the current row. An ORDER BY clause is required when working with LEAD and LAG functions, but a PARTITION BY clause is optional.

**Is Cross join same as inner join?**

A cross join matches all rows in one table to all rows in another table. An inner join matches on a field or fields. If you have one table with 10 rows and another with 10 rows then the two joins will behave differently.

#### What is Naturaljoin?

A NATURAL JOIN is a JOIN operation that creates an implicit join clause for you based on the common columns in the two tables being joined. Common columns are columns that have the same name in both tables. A NATURAL JOIN can be an INNER join, a LEFT OUTER join, or a RIGHT OUTER join. The default is INNER join.

**What does Ntile do in R?**

The ntile function is the only dplyr ranking function, which takes two arguments as input: the input vector (i.e. x) and an integer number (i.e. 3). The integer number is defining the number of groups to split up into.