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Posted on 2009-04-02
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I have the below code and it works and does exactly what I am trying to accomplish which is to display by day, hour and 15 minute interval for each hour of the day a count for each interval.  What I need is to build in a placeholder and I don't know how.
For example below I have the first 3 hours of a 24 hour period on day 1
1      0      15      13
1      0      30      12
1      0      45      5
1      0      59      12
1      1      15      7
1      1      30      6
1      1      45      7
1      1      59      8
1      2      15      11
1      2      30      8


If there is nothing to count for hour 2 on the interval  45 or 59 how do I insert a 0 instead so that I don't have to manually add them to the spreadsheet when I import?


SELECT   DAY, HOUR, '15', sum(mycount)
FROM 
(SELECT EXTRACT(DAY FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)) DAY, 
        EXTRACT(HOUR FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)) HOUR,
        EXTRACT(MINUTE FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)) MINUTE,
        COUNT(mydate) mycount
FROM    table
WHERE       mycode  = 'ABCD'
AND       trunc(mydate) between '01-DEC-05' and '31-DEC-05'
and       EXTRACT(MINUTE FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP))  < 16
GROUP BY  EXTRACT(DAY FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)),
          EXTRACT(HOUR FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)),      
          EXTRACT(MINUTE FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)))
GROUP BY
DAY,HOUR
union all
SELECT  DAY, HOUR, '30', sum(mycount)
FROM 
(SELECT EXTRACT(DAY FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)) DAY, 
        EXTRACT(HOUR FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)) HOUR,
        EXTRACT(MINUTE FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)) MINUTE,
        COUNT(mydate) mycount
FROM    table
WHERE      mycode  =  'ABCD'
AND       trunc(mydate) between '01-DEC-05' and '31-DEC-05'
and (EXTRACT(MINUTE FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP))  > 15 AND  EXTRACT(MINUTE FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)) < 31) 
GROUP BY  EXTRACT(DAY FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)),
          EXTRACT(HOUR FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)),      
          EXTRACT(MINUTE FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)))
GROUP BY
DAY,HOUR
union all
SELECT  DAY, HOUR, '45', sum(mycount)
FROM 
(SELECT EXTRACT(DAY FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)) DAY, 
        EXTRACT(HOUR FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)) HOUR,
        EXTRACT(MINUTE FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)) MINUTE,
        COUNT(mydate) mycount
FROM    table
WHERE     mycode  = 'ABCD'
AND       trunc(mydate) between '01-DEC-05' and '31-DEC-05'
and (EXTRACT(MINUTE FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP))  > 30 AND  EXTRACT(MINUTE FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)) < 46) 
GROUP BY  EXTRACT(DAY FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)),
          EXTRACT(HOUR FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)),      
          EXTRACT(MINUTE FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)))
GROUP BY
DAY,HOUR
union all
SELECT   DAY, HOUR, '59', sum(mycount)
FROM 
(SELECT EXTRACT(DAY FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)) DAY, 
        EXTRACT(HOUR FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)) HOUR,
        EXTRACT(MINUTE FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)) MINUTE,
        COUNT(mydate) mycount
FROM    table
WHERE       mycode  = 'ABCD'
AND       trunc(mydate) between '01-DEC-05' and '31-DEC-05'
and (EXTRACT(MINUTE FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP))  > 45 AND  EXTRACT(MINUTE FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)) < 60) 
GROUP BY  EXTRACT(DAY FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)),
          EXTRACT(HOUR FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)),      
          EXTRACT(MINUTE FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)))
GROUP BY
DAY,HOUR;

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by:yuching
ID: 24057510
try this
Select X.Day, X.hour, X.minute, nvl(mycount,0) As MyCount
From (
        SELECT   Day, hour, minute
        FROM   (
            SELECT To_Number(To_Char(TRUNC(TO_DATE('01-DEC-05', 'DD-MON-YY')) + 1 * Level -1 , 'DD')) As Day
                FROM   DUAL
                CONNECT BY   LEVEL <=TO_DATE('31-DEC-05', 'DD-MON-YY') - TO_DATE('01-DEC-05', 'DD-MON-YY') + 1
        ) a, 
		( Select 1* Level  As hour
		 From dual Connect By Level <= 12)b, 
        (Select '15' As Minute From dual
        Union All
        Select '30' From dual
        Union All
        Select '45' From dual
        Union All
        Select '59' From dual
        ) c
 
) X Left Outer Join 
( 
SELECT   DAY, HOUR, '15' As Minute, sum(mycount) As MyCount 
(SELECT EXTRACT(DAY FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)) DAY, 
        EXTRACT(HOUR FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)) HOUR,
        EXTRACT(MINUTE FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)) MINUTE,
        COUNT(mydate) mycount
FROM    table
WHERE       mycode  = 'ABCD'
AND       trunc(mydate) between '01-DEC-05' and '31-DEC-05'
and       EXTRACT(MINUTE FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP))  < 16
GROUP BY  EXTRACT(DAY FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)),
          EXTRACT(HOUR FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)),      
          EXTRACT(MINUTE FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)))
GROUP BY
DAY,HOUR
union all
SELECT  DAY, HOUR, '30', sum(mycount)
FROM 
(SELECT EXTRACT(DAY FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)) DAY, 
        EXTRACT(HOUR FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)) HOUR,
        EXTRACT(MINUTE FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)) MINUTE,
        COUNT(mydate) mycount
FROM    table
WHERE      mycode  =  'ABCD'
AND       trunc(mydate) between '01-DEC-05' and '31-DEC-05'
and (EXTRACT(MINUTE FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP))  > 15 AND  EXTRACT(MINUTE FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)) < 31) 
GROUP BY  EXTRACT(DAY FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)),
          EXTRACT(HOUR FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)),      
          EXTRACT(MINUTE FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)))
GROUP BY
DAY,HOUR
union all
SELECT  DAY, HOUR, '45', sum(mycount)
FROM 
(SELECT EXTRACT(DAY FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)) DAY, 
        EXTRACT(HOUR FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)) HOUR,
        EXTRACT(MINUTE FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)) MINUTE,
        COUNT(mydate) mycount
FROM    table
WHERE     mycode  = 'ABCD'
AND       trunc(mydate) between '01-DEC-05' and '31-DEC-05'
and (EXTRACT(MINUTE FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP))  > 30 AND  EXTRACT(MINUTE FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)) < 46) 
GROUP BY  EXTRACT(DAY FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)),
          EXTRACT(HOUR FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)),      
          EXTRACT(MINUTE FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)))
GROUP BY
DAY,HOUR
union all
SELECT   DAY, HOUR, '59', sum(mycount)
FROM 
(SELECT EXTRACT(DAY FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)) DAY, 
        EXTRACT(HOUR FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)) HOUR,
        EXTRACT(MINUTE FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)) MINUTE,
        COUNT(mydate) mycount
FROM    table
WHERE       mycode  = 'ABCD'
AND       trunc(mydate) between '01-DEC-05' and '31-DEC-05'
and (EXTRACT(MINUTE FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP))  > 45 AND  EXTRACT(MINUTE FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)) < 60) 
GROUP BY  EXTRACT(DAY FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)),
          EXTRACT(HOUR FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)),      
          EXTRACT(MINUTE FROM CAST(mydate AS TIMESTAMP)))
GROUP BY
DAY,HOUR
) Y On  X.Day = Y.Day And X.hour = Y.hour And X.Minute = Y.Minute;

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by:thamilto0410
ID: 24058915
yuching,

That did not work.  Below is an example of what I got when it ran.

1      0      30      3
1      0      45      2

This is day 1 hour 0 and you can see it skipped over the 15 minute interval and 59 minute interval.  There were no new customers in that timeframe understood but for every instance like that I want a zero result returned.  In additional ideally I would like to fill in zeros even if 1 full hour passed and there were no new customers.
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sdstuber earned 250 total points
ID: 24059749
try this...

should be more efficient too since you don't need to query yourtable 4 times, just once is enough.
  SELECT TO_NUMBER(TO_CHAR(quarterhour, 'dd')) day,
         TO_NUMBER(TO_CHAR(quarterhour, 'hh24')) hour,
         CASE
             WHEN TO_NUMBER(TO_CHAR(quarterhour, 'mi')) < 15 THEN 0
             WHEN TO_NUMBER(TO_CHAR(quarterhour, 'mi')) < 30 THEN 15
             WHEN TO_NUMBER(TO_CHAR(quarterhour, 'mi')) < 45 THEN 30
             ELSE 45
         END
             minute,
         nvl(mycount,0) mycount
    FROM (  SELECT CASE
                       WHEN TO_NUMBER(TO_CHAR(mydate, 'mi')) < 15
                       THEN
                           TRUNC(mydate, 'hh24')
                       WHEN TO_NUMBER(TO_CHAR(mydate, 'mi')) < 30
                       THEN
                           TRUNC(mydate, 'hh24') + 15 / 1440
                       WHEN TO_NUMBER(TO_CHAR(mydate, 'mi')) < 45
                       THEN
                           TRUNC(mydate, 'hh24') + 30 / 1440
                       ELSE
                           TRUNC(mydate, 'hh24') + 45 / 1440
                   END
                       mydate,
                   COUNT(mydate) mycount
              FROM yourtable
             WHERE mycode = 'ABCD'
               AND mydate >= TO_DATE('01-DEC-2005', 'DD-MON-YYYY')
               AND mydate < TO_DATE('31-DEC-2005', 'DD-MON-YYYY') + 1
          GROUP BY CASE
                       WHEN TO_NUMBER(TO_CHAR(mydate, 'mi')) < 15
                       THEN
                           TRUNC(mydate, 'hh24')
                       WHEN TO_NUMBER(TO_CHAR(mydate, 'mi')) < 30
                       THEN
                           TRUNC(mydate, 'hh24') + 15 / 1440
                       WHEN TO_NUMBER(TO_CHAR(mydate, 'mi')) < 45
                       THEN
                           TRUNC(mydate, 'hh24') + 30 / 1440
                       ELSE
                           TRUNC(mydate, 'hh24') + 45 / 1440
                   END) d,
         (    SELECT TO_DATE('2005-12-01', 'yyyy-mm-dd') + (LEVEL - 1) * 15 / 1440 quarterhour
                FROM DUAL
          CONNECT BY TO_DATE('2005-12-01', 'yyyy-mm-dd') + ((LEVEL - 1) * 15 / 1440) <
                         TO_DATE('31-DEC-2005', 'DD-MON-YYYY') + 1) t
   WHERE d.mydate(+) = t.quarterhour
ORDER BY quarterhour

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by:thamilto0410
ID: 31566041
That was exactly what I needed and it improved the efficiency of my statement.  And I learned something new.  THANK YOU SO MUCH!
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glad I could help!
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