NTILE()

Description of ntile.eps follows

NTILE is a window function that divides an ordered dataset into a specified number of approximately equal groups, assigning a unique rank to each row within those groups. This is particularly useful when you want to distribute data evenly, analyze percentiles, or create buckets for further analysis.

SYNTAX

EXAMPLE 1: Distributing Sales Data

EXAMPLE 2: EXAM SCORES

When to Use NTILE:

  • Data Distribution Analysis: For evenly distributing data into groups.
  • Percentile Analysis: To understand data distribution in terms of percentiles.
  • Ranking and Sorting: When creating a ranking system based on specific criteria.

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