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Posted - 03/18/2014 :  17:34:41  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I am new to sql and have been scratching my head all day. I'm using sql server 2008.

My table (run_history) contains a composite key (runddate & id) and lists anytime a transaction occurs for that record including the modification date & time, which user made the change, and what the change was.

rundate id moddate modtime name what
2014-03-18 001-A 2014-03-18 14:15:30 mary created record
2014-03-18 002-A 2014-03-18 14:17:30 john created record
2014-03-18 010-A 2014-03-18 14:18:30 mary created record
2014-03-18 001-A 2014-03-18 14:19:45 rob added phone number
2014-03-18 011-A 2014-03-18 14:20:50 mary added address
2014-03-18 001-A 2014-03-18 14:34:32 john changed phone number
2014-03-18 002-A 2014-03-18 14:45:30 sue added phone number
2014-03-18 002-A 2014-03-18 15:25:30 mary changed phone number

I am trying to create a view which will return the rundate, id, and who made the change when the reason contains 'phone number' changed or added. I also only want to include the most recent modification time and disregard any previous changes.

Suggestions on how to proceed?

Thanks! Chris

Aged Yak Warrior

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Posted - 03/18/2014 :  17:45:32  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Not a lot of details, but here's my best guess:

SELECT derived.*
        rundate, id, moddate, modtime, name, what,
        ROW_NUMBER() OVER(PARTITION BY id ORDER BY moddate DESC, modtime DESC) AS row_num
    FROM dbo.tablename
        what LIKE '%phone number%'
) AS derived
    row_num = 1

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Aged Yak Warrior

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Posted - 03/18/2014 :  17:46:16  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
For the final view, naturally add
and remove the ORDER BY.
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