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Finding “Active” Rows for the Previous Month (SQL Spackle)


Finding “Active” Rows for the Previous Month (SQL Spackle)

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Jeff Moden
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--Jeff Moden

RBAR is pronounced ree-bar and is a Modenism for Row-By-Agonizing-Row.
First step towards the paradigm shift of writing Set Based code:
Stop thinking about what you want to do to a row... think, instead, of what you want to do to a column.
If you think its expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur. -- Red Adair

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Nice job Jeff!

MM


select geometry::STGeomFromWKB(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    mister.magoo (1/30/2014)
    Nice job Jeff!

    +1 :-)


    Far away is close at hand in the images of elsewhere.

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    Excellent article. A problem that i have never come across but may do. The train of thought on the problem was insightful.
    Jeff Moden
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    Thanks guys. I appreciate it.

    --Jeff Moden

    RBAR is pronounced ree-bar and is a Modenism for Row-By-Agonizing-Row.
    First step towards the paradigm shift of writing Set Based code:
    Stop thinking about what you want to do to a row... think, instead, of what you want to do to a column.
    If you think its expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur. -- Red Adair

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    danielfountain (1/30/2014)
    Excellent article. A problem that i have never come across but may do. The train of thought on the problem was insightful.


    That, good sir, is why I didn't simply submit this as a script. Understanding why this works may lead someone to doing something even better.

    Thank you for the feedback.

    --Jeff Moden

    RBAR is pronounced ree-bar and is a Modenism for Row-By-Agonizing-Row.
    First step towards the paradigm shift of writing Set Based code:
    Stop thinking about what you want to do to a row... think, instead, of what you want to do to a column.
    If you think its expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur. -- Red Adair

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    Everything is right, but there are and other ways how to make your code bullet proof.
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    vitex2003 (1/30/2014)
    Everything is right, but there are and other ways how to make your code bullet proof.


    Thanks for the insight. Would you post some code for said bullet proofing? Thanks.

    --Jeff Moden

    RBAR is pronounced ree-bar and is a Modenism for Row-By-Agonizing-Row.
    First step towards the paradigm shift of writing Set Based code:
    Stop thinking about what you want to do to a row... think, instead, of what you want to do to a column.
    If you think its expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur. -- Red Adair

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    How to post code problems
    How to post performance problems
    Forum FAQs
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    When I went to review this spackle, I found the current rating was "Good". Can't agree. Jeff has, as usual, taken a problem of some import, broken it down into easily digestible steps, provided excellent explanations, and written pretty code to show how to solve it.

    Can I get an "Excellent" people?

    Thanks Jeff. I want to be you someday when I grow up. If I decide it's worth growing up. ;-)

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    SELECT RangeType,StartDate,EndDate,Comment
    FROM dbo.TestTable
    WHERE convert(char(10),EndDate,102) >= cast('01 Oct 2013' as datetime)
    AND convert(char(10),StartDate,102) <= cast('01 Nov 2013' as datetime)
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