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Illegal keyword in FETCH FIRST n ROW ONLY

What version of DB2 is required to use the FETCH FIRST n ROWS ONLY? I am working on a v6.1 database on OS/390 and getting an error: "Illegal keyword". Are there any other methods to fetch only the first few rows?

DB2 Version 7 is required in order to use FETCH FIRST n ROW ONLY. Unfortunately, the only way to limit the number...

of rows fetched prior to V7 is to manually count in your program.

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