Doing all of that within one SQL statement or a With block is beyond me,...
It's beyond me, too. But then again, I wouldn't even try to do it with a single statement. Avoiding the loop or doing something "set based" does NOT
mean doing it "within one SQL statement or a Withblock". Multiple set-based passes will be much faster than using a loop for this.
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.
Although change is inevitable, change for the better is not.
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