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Problem You want to round up to the nearest integer. Background Suppose you have a list of final sales amount that you

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Recently a student asked me how he could calculate a Moving Median.  It’s not as easy as you think, as SQL doesn’t

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Problem You need use SQL to calculate the Median of a result from SQL Server. Background Suppose you need to calculate the

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Problem You need to avoid SQL divide by zero errors. Suppose you need to calculate velocity using the formula v = s

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How to Avoid SQL Divide by Zero

Problem Given a date, you want to subtract 30 days in the past using SQL. Said another way, get the date thirty

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How to Subtract 30 Days from a Date using SQL

Problem You need to figure out the week number from date, assuming Monday is the first day of the week using PostgreSQL,

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How to Find the Week Number in PostgreSQL, MySQL, and SQL Server

Problem You want to replace all occurrences of a substring with a new substring using PostgreSQL, MySQL, or SQL Server. Background The

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In this article we are going to design and create a sample relational database you can use with MySql, PostgreSQL or Microsoft

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SQL Joins are important to master. As you progress from a beginner to advanced beginner, you’ll soon need to combine data from

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In this puzzle, we’re going to learn how to do some basic data modeling.  Many of you have expressed an interest in

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Database normalization is a process used to organize a database into tables and columns. There are three main forms: first normal form

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Select Top Rows In this video we’ll walk you though how to select top rows within a query.   We’ll show you

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The main purpose of a SQL CASE expression returns a value based on one or more conditional tests.  Use CASE expressions anywhere

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SQL CASE Statement – Simple and Searched Forms