The MySQL min() function returns the minimum value from specific field. It is used when you need to find smallest value from fields value.
To find smallest value from specific field in a table, use the following syntax:
tablename: The table name from which you want to fetch records.
col1: The column or field name from which the smallest value will be return.
condition: To specifies the conditions that must be fulfilled. It is optional.
In the above example, we are finding smallest value from "workingHours" numeric field in tblCustomerLoan" table.
You can use MySQL Command Line Client to find minimum value from the fields in the specified table. It will look like this: