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Constraint Violating Yak Guru

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Posted - 11/26/2013 :  07:39:33  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
HI all

I need some help

Aim- I want to find out the earliest [First_Post_Date] for any parentdid

My query (See below)
Produces the following results
FROM [FDMS].[dbo].[Dim_Outlet]
where ParentID = '878595212886'
Order by ParentID desc
Reslts -->
ParentID First_Post_Date FDMSAccountNo
878595212886 NULL 878595212886
878595212886 20080612 878595213884
878595212886 20090507 878595214882

Required results
ParentID First_Post_Date
878595212886 20080612

Looking forward to your help

Very Important crosS Applying yaK Herder

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Posted - 11/26/2013 :  07:42:10  Show Profile  Reply with Quote

FROM [FDMS].[dbo].[Dim_Outlet] t
INNER JOIN (SELECT ParentID,MIN([First_Post_Date]) AS FirstDate
            FROM [FDMS].[dbo].[Dim_Outlet]
            GROUP BY ParentID
ON t1.ParentID = t.ParentID
AND t1.FirstDate = t.[First_Post_Date]
where t.ParentID = '878595212886'
Order by t.ParentID desc

SQL Server MVP

Edited by - visakh16 on 11/26/2013 07:42:48
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