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Returns a random float value from 0 through 1.



RAND ([ seed ] )

seed

An integer expression that can be implicitly converted to int, which gives the seed or start value.


float

The following example returns random float numbers based on three different seed values.

CREATE TABLE Random (Seed1 float, Seed5 float, Seed10 float)
INSERT INTO Random Values (RAND(1), RAND(5), RAND(10))
SELECT * FROM Random
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