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Posted - 12/18/2012 :  19:08:08  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I need to write a query calculating time between this row's task and next row's task.

datetime task description timespent
1/1/2012 00:50:12.5 Status Work1
1/1/2012 00:54:13.4 Status Break3
1/1/2012 01:07:29.5 Status Work2

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Posted - 12/19/2012 :  03:53:59  Show Profile  Visit nigelrivett's Homepage  Reply with Quote
select *, datetime - (select min(datetime) from tbl t2 where t2.datetime > t.datetime)
from tbl t
order by datetime

Cursors are useful if you don't know sql.
SSIS can be used in a similar way.
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