• Subject: Re: SQL pivot question
  • From: "R. Bruce Hoffman, Jr." <rbruceh@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 13 Nov 2000 11:41:59 -0500

-----Original Message-----
From: Bart Verweijen <bart.verweijen@advalvas.be>
To: Midrange L <MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com>
Date: Monday, November 13, 2000 9:54 AM
Subject: SQL pivot question


>
>select
>T1."CHL1UC" "c1",

... snip ...

>This works so far. This gives me sums on the lowest level of my query. But
I
>also need sums on higher group levels... Anyone know if this is possible ?
>It would help me A LOT !
>


Yes, what you are looking for is the ROLLUP function that is available in
DB2 UDB. Only problem is that it is not on the 400 "version" of UDB.

The only way to do this on the 400 would be to build each of the rollups
separately (distinct SQL selects, grouped appropiately with nulls or blanks
or some value for the control fields) and then use the UNION operator to
splice the results together and then order by...

Ugly but functional.

===========================================================
R. Bruce Hoffman, Jr.
 -- IBM Certified Specialist - AS/400 Administrator
 -- IBM Certified Specialist - RPG IV Developer

"Those who would give up essential Liberty,
  to purchase a little temporary Safety,
  deserve neither Liberty nor Safety."

     - The Papers of Ben Franklin



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