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Luis Cazares (2/6/2014)
There's a simple reason of why would I do this on the front end. Formatting totals and subtotals is a lot simpler that way.


If the front-end code has capabilities similar to the Matrix capabilites of SSRS, I'd agree. But even then, it's good to know how to do these types of things in T-SQL because a front end doesn't always have the capability to do it easily and, sometimes, there is no front end to be had.

It's also a heck of a lot easier to deploy and maintain than managed code.

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Jeff Moden (2/13/2014)
Luis Cazares (2/6/2014)
There's a simple reason of why would I do this on the front end. Formatting totals and subtotals is a lot simpler that way.


If the front-end code has capabilities similar to the Matrix capabilites of SSRS, I'd agree. But even then, it's good to know how to do these types of things in T-SQL because a front end doesn't always have the capability to do it easily and, sometimes, there is no front end to be had.

It's also a heck of a lot easier to deploy and maintain than managed code.


Totally agree. The best tool to do something is defined by the situation and it's good to know all the alternatives.


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