Imagine a table which contains records for all weekly number of bugs
discovered by each QA analysts in the team for one year. Please describe a
simple SQL statement for identifying a winner (an employee who found the
biggest number of bugs during that year) by writing one statement?
This is a terrible homework problem. :-P It doesn't tell you what to do if there's a tie. ;-)
Some hints to solve this (and there are many different ways). Lookup the following in Books Online.
COMMON TABLE EXPRESSIONS (CTEs)
is pronounced ree-bar and is a Modenism for R
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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