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Posted - 10/07/2009 :  21:42:01  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I have searched all over and cannot find much information about the use of MAX in a query.

I am wanting to select all records from users table where deceased=FALSE AND select the MAX(birthday) of that group. So basically find the oldest person in the users table who is not deceased.

Please help!

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Posted - 10/07/2009 :  22:02:02  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
"find the oldest person in the users table who is not deceased."
should be a MIN(birthday) right ? unless birthday is not the date of birth but the age of a person

select *
from   users u
where  u.deceased = 'FALSE'
and    u.birthday = (select MIN(birthday) from users x where x.deceased = 'FALSE')

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Edited by - khtan on 10/07/2009 22:02:37
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Posted - 10/08/2009 :  09:56:23  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Works great. Thanks a bunch.
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