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Re: cumulative query grouped by createdate,warehouse,country and location
Posted by: Peter Brawley
Date: October 05, 2018 09:23AM

> a query that trigger the first dataset-example


Apologies, the example I pasted in is incorrect for subtotals. This is correct ...

drop table if exists t;
create table t( id int, a char(1), v int);
insert into t values(1,'a',10),(2,'b',20),(3,'b',30),(4,'c',40);

select x.a, x.v, sum(x.v) as cum
from t x
join t y on y.a = x.a and <=
group by
order by x.a,;

Notice that the table needs a PK that doesn't break the ordering by `a`.

But generally SQL isn't good for row-to-row calculations---it's set-based, and it's a query language rather than a full-fledged computer language. Common Table Expressions rectify that for some such problems, so if you are running 8.0.12, use a CTE. Otherwise you're best off doing the calculation in a fuller computer language (PHP, C#, Java, whatever your preferred flavour is) with a MySQL API.

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 10/05/2018 09:24AM by Peter Brawley.

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