SQL Clone
SQLServerCentral is supported by Redgate
 
Log in  ::  Register  ::  Not logged in
 
 
 


Fixing duplicates


Fixing duplicates

Author
Message
Steve Jones
Steve Jones
SSC Guru
SSC Guru (149K reputation)SSC Guru (149K reputation)SSC Guru (149K reputation)SSC Guru (149K reputation)SSC Guru (149K reputation)SSC Guru (149K reputation)SSC Guru (149K reputation)SSC Guru (149K reputation)

Group: Administrators
Points: 149973 Visits: 19449
An article that looks at the problem of getting duplicate data, for example, invoices. Imagine I have a software bug and get duplicates. How can I update the duplicates to take new values, say the next set of values in a range.

If I have

1001
1001
1002
1002
1003
1003

How can I get

1001
1002
1003
1004
1005
1006

with minimal renumbering.

Follow me on Twitter: @way0utwest
Forum Etiquette: How to post data/code on a forum to get the best help
My Blog: www.voiceofthedba.com
Sioban Krzywicki
Sioban Krzywicki
SSCarpal Tunnel
SSCarpal Tunnel (4.6K reputation)SSCarpal Tunnel (4.6K reputation)SSCarpal Tunnel (4.6K reputation)SSCarpal Tunnel (4.6K reputation)SSCarpal Tunnel (4.6K reputation)SSCarpal Tunnel (4.6K reputation)SSCarpal Tunnel (4.6K reputation)SSCarpal Tunnel (4.6K reputation)

Group: General Forum Members
Points: 4602 Visits: 8098
I can do this one.

--------------------------------------
When you encounter a problem, if the solution isn't readily evident go back to the start and check your assumptions.
--------------------------------------
It’s unpleasantly like being drunk.
What’s so unpleasant about being drunk?
You ask a glass of water. -- Douglas Adams
Steve Jones
Steve Jones
SSC Guru
SSC Guru (149K reputation)SSC Guru (149K reputation)SSC Guru (149K reputation)SSC Guru (149K reputation)SSC Guru (149K reputation)SSC Guru (149K reputation)SSC Guru (149K reputation)SSC Guru (149K reputation)

Group: Administrators
Points: 149973 Visits: 19449
Great, and thanks.

Follow me on Twitter: @way0utwest
Forum Etiquette: How to post data/code on a forum to get the best help
My Blog: www.voiceofthedba.com
Sioban Krzywicki
Sioban Krzywicki
SSCarpal Tunnel
SSCarpal Tunnel (4.6K reputation)SSCarpal Tunnel (4.6K reputation)SSCarpal Tunnel (4.6K reputation)SSCarpal Tunnel (4.6K reputation)SSCarpal Tunnel (4.6K reputation)SSCarpal Tunnel (4.6K reputation)SSCarpal Tunnel (4.6K reputation)SSCarpal Tunnel (4.6K reputation)

Group: General Forum Members
Points: 4602 Visits: 8098
Ha, wrote and submitted an article, but for the wrong duplicates problem. I'll work on this one now.
Sorry!

--------------------------------------
When you encounter a problem, if the solution isn't readily evident go back to the start and check your assumptions.
--------------------------------------
It’s unpleasantly like being drunk.
What’s so unpleasant about being drunk?
You ask a glass of water. -- Douglas Adams
Steve Jones
Steve Jones
SSC Guru
SSC Guru (149K reputation)SSC Guru (149K reputation)SSC Guru (149K reputation)SSC Guru (149K reputation)SSC Guru (149K reputation)SSC Guru (149K reputation)SSC Guru (149K reputation)SSC Guru (149K reputation)

Group: Administrators
Points: 149973 Visits: 19449
No worries. I'll review it and see how it looks. We can always use another one.

Follow me on Twitter: @way0utwest
Forum Etiquette: How to post data/code on a forum to get the best help
My Blog: www.voiceofthedba.com
Go


Permissions

You can't post new topics.
You can't post topic replies.
You can't post new polls.
You can't post replies to polls.
You can't edit your own topics.
You can't delete your own topics.
You can't edit other topics.
You can't delete other topics.
You can't edit your own posts.
You can't edit other posts.
You can't delete your own posts.
You can't delete other posts.
You can't post events.
You can't edit your own events.
You can't edit other events.
You can't delete your own events.
You can't delete other events.
You can't send private messages.
You can't send emails.
You can read topics.
You can't vote in polls.
You can't upload attachments.
You can download attachments.
You can't post HTML code.
You can't edit HTML code.
You can't post IFCode.
You can't post JavaScript.
You can post emoticons.
You can't post or upload images.

Select a forum

































































































































































SQLServerCentral


Search