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Posted - 08/26/2014 :  20:49:14  Show Profile  Reply with Quote

I have a parent to child table, (Id, ParentId, DateModified)

i need to calculate the max DateModified for any of the children, as below

Id, ParentId, DateModified, CaluclatedDateModified

1, 0, 01/01/2014, 04/01/2014
2, 1, 01/01/2014, 04/01/2014
3, 1, 01/01/2014, null --no children
4, 2, 02/01/2014, 04/01/2014
5, 4, 03/01/2014, 04/01/2014
6, 5, 04/01/2014, null --no children

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Posted - 08/27/2014 :  08:36:48  Show Profile  Reply with Quote

select parent.Id, child.ParentId, max(child.DateModified)
from parent
join child
  on parent.Id = child.ParentId
group by parent.Id, child.ParentId

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