Solved

Help with tables

Posted on 2011-03-23
4
203 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I have table Collection_Dashboard (accno, del_no,value_Segment, circle, region,NAD_count, BC, Cust_name, last_invoice_date, acc_bal)


Consider  that the above table is my base table, now I will add few calculated columns
Say I have another table Cluster (Cluster,Region)
Now I have new column Cluster from the Cluster table based on Region column.
I did the left outer join and got the cluster column.
Second calculated column:
DELIQUENCY_DAY = DATEDIFF(DD,[LAST_INVOICE_DATE],GETDATE)

Third Calculated Column:
FROM THE NEW DERIVED COLUMN DELIQUENCY_DAY NEW COLUMN IS CALCULATED WHICH IS “OVER DUE” BASED ON CONDITION:-
IF THE DELIQUENCY_DAY COLUMN IS GREATER THAN 21 THEN ‘YES’ ELSE ‘NO’
So at this point I have 3 calculated columns created.
Eventually I would like to have result set as all columns from base table and few calculated columns

What I had done now is I had derived cluster column and delinquency _day from base table and inserted into new table TM_deli. So now my table TM_DELI have fields
(accno, del_no,value_Segment, circle, region,NAD_count, BC, Cust_name, last_invoice_date, acc_bal, cluster,delinquency_day) now at this point I have 2 columns created

To add third column,
With simple case statement I can calculate the OVER DUE column. I stuck up here, do I have to create new table and add this column to it?
Please help me out.



Hope am not confusing you.
0
Comment
Question by:parpaa
  • 3
4 Comments
 

Author Comment

by:parpaa
ID: 35200973
Please find the attachment of my table structures.
I know, this is very wrong way of creating tables, please suggest.
to make things worst, no keys on these tables.
dashboard-table.xlsx
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
parpaa earned 0 total points
ID: 35201011
Is there any alternative way of calculating these columns and stored in some temp (or something I dont know),  avoiding in creation of multiple tables.
0
 
LVL 39

Expert Comment

by:lcohan
ID: 35202173
You should be able to get the third column with a simple CASE like below:

CASE WHEN DELIQUENCY_DAY > 21 THEN 'YES' ELSE 'NO' END AS column_name

FROM ....
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:parpaa
ID: 35292482
this task is not required anymore.

Cheers
0

Featured Post

Too many email signature changes to deal with?

Are you constantly being asked to update your organization's email signatures? Do they take up too much of your time? Wouldn't you love to be able to manage all signatures from one central location, easily design them and deploy them quickly to users. Well, you can!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Why is this different from all of the other step by step guides?  Because I make a living as a DBA and not as a writer and I lived through this experience. Defining the name: When I talk to people they say different names on this subject stuff l…
This article explains how to reset the password of the sa account on a Microsoft SQL Server.  The steps in this article work in SQL 2005, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2014 and 2016.
This tutorial will walk an individual through the steps necessary to install and configure the Windows Server Backup Utility. Directly connect an external storage device such as a USB drive, or CD\DVD burner: If the device is a USB drive, ensure i…
Viewers will learn how the fundamental information of how to create a table.

895 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

17 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now