Good point... For the sample data that is definitely smarter. In my actual data I have about 6 fields that are like 'address' in that there could be multiple distinct values and I only want to pick one - I suppose I could put min() for each one but that would probably be more expensive, right?
Careful... if you put MIN on each column, you could end up having Detroit in California. ;-)
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.
Although they tell us that they want it real bad, our primary goal is to ensure that we dont actually give it to them that way.
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