Can You Group By A Case Statement In Sql

James Lee
• Saturday, 07 November, 2020
• 7 min read

Instead of the aggregate I am trying to achieve, where only 1 row per type/ case combo. Name, type, result(case) and count will vary.

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In short, for any given model I want only 1 row per “type + case combo. I want that to be represented as 1 row with the count aggregated as in example data set 2.

An output column's name can be used to refer to the column's value in ORDER BY and GROUP BY clauses, but not in the WHERE or HAVING clauses; there you must write out the expression instead. This is the opposite of the choice that GROUP BY will make in the same situation.

These conflicts can be avoided by using positional references (ordinal numbers) in GROUP BY and ORDER BY, referencing items in the SELECT list from left to right. The drawback is, that this may be harder to read and vulnerable to edits in the SELECT list (one might forget to adapt positional references accordingly).

Set based operations means you should put everything into a single statement, right? This is partly because SQL Server and T- SQL supports letting you do this, and it’s partly because it looks like a logical extension of code reuse to arrive at a query structure that supports multiple logic chains.

Running this for any given value above, 7, 15 or other, you ’ll get the same execution plan, regardless of the column used in the GROUP BY. This will be shown as the estimated number of rows returned if some value other than 7 or 15 is used as a parameter.

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The same basic set of structures, scans against both tables, to arrive at the data. However, let’s deal with what we have in front of us and say that, at least for these tests, the catch-all GROUP BY query performs well.

Despite recompile and attempts to force it using hints, the original InvoiceGrouping query will not use this index. This way, if you do add indexes in support of each of the different possible groupings, you would realize a positive outcome in your performance.

In August, I’ll be doing an all day Preston at Server Geeks Annual Summit in Bangalore India. You will need to know that to set up the Restatement we’re going to write as a column in a select statement.

Then after adding a PIVOT DATA step into the Data Pipeline, we’ll get a table properly arranged in the proper format to set up a line chart showing how clicks are compared over time. After building our underlying query to pull in all the columns we’re going to need SUM OF CLICKS, DATE and EMAIL ADDRESS we can use the Data Pipeline to manipulate this data post- SQL.

This will effectively build everything we need in an underlying query to create the Restatement we did above, in Chart’s Data Pipeline. Adding a Restatement pipeline step allows us to set the conditions for the WHEN and the ELSE just like we did before, without having to type in the entire SQL syntax.

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Then after hiding the original ‘Provider’ column and using a REORDER COLUMNS step and a PIVOT DATA step we’ll get the same table arrangement we got in SQL Mode and can present the same table we did in SQL Mode. This is another example of how Chart is helping to put the power of data in everybody’s hands, regardless of SQL knowledge.

The case statement in SQL returns a value on a specified condition. We can use a Case statement in select queries along with Where, Order By and Group By clause.

Similarly, if we change the condition in a Case statement in SQL, it returns appropriate expression. In the following example, we want to get Product name for Product ID 4.it does not satisfy Case statement condition; therefore, it gave output from Else expression.

For example, in my Employee table, I have used abbreviations in Gender and Statewide. I want to use a Case statement to return values as Male and Female in the output instead of M and F.

Execute the following code and notice that we want to evaluate CASE Gender in this query. In the following image, toucan notice a difference in output using a Case statement in SQL.

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In this format of a CASE statement in SQL, we can evaluate a condition using comparison operators. In the following query, we are using a comparison operator and evaluate an expression.

In the following image toucan see, we get designation as per condition specified in CASE statement. Suppose in a further example; we want to sort result in the following method.

We can define this condition with a combination of Order by and Case statement. We defined sort conditions in case expression.

For Male employee, salary is appearing in ascending order We further want to calculate the minimum and maximum salary for a particular range of employees.

In the following query, toucan see that we have Group By clause and it contains i with the condition to get the required to be output. Suppose we want to update State code of employees based on Case statement conditions.

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Execute the following update command to fulfil our requirement using a Case statement. In the following output, toucan see old Stat code (left-hand side) and updated State code for the employees based on our conditions in the Case statement.

Suppose we have an application that inserts data into Employees table. In the following screenshot, we can see the newly inserted row contains Gender M instead of value 0.

We cannot control the execution flow of stored procedures, functions using a Case statement in SQL We can have multiple conditions in a Case statement ; however, it works in a sequential model. It also adds versatility to SQL Server queries.

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