Solved

create a hierarchial table structure

Posted on 2014-09-23
2
128 Views
Last Modified: 2014-09-24
I have a simple account table.  How do you create a hierarchial table structure for accounts that just goes 1 level deep?

So, you can have a parent account and then child accounts underneath the parent.

Thanks for any help.
Regards.
0
Comment
Question by:-Dman100-
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 6

Accepted Solution

by:
ianmills2002 earned 500 total points
ID: 40340770
Two options.

1. A 2nd Parent account table and all the accounts in the account table have a foreign key to link to the parent.

2. Keep them all in the same table and add a Parent Account column. When NULL, the account record is a parent, when NOT NULL, the account has a parent account.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:-Dman100-
ID: 40341663
Thank you!
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Port Scanner

Check which ports are open to the outside world. Helps make sure that your firewall rules are working as intended.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Everyone has problem when going to load data into Data warehouse (EDW). They all need to confirm that data quality is good but they don't no how to proceed. Microsoft has provided new task within SSIS 2008 called "Data Profiler Task". It solve th…
Slowly Changing Dimension Transformation component in data task flow is very useful for us to manage and control how data changes in SSIS.
Via a live example, show how to setup several different housekeeping processes for a SQL Server.
Viewers will learn how to use the SELECT statement in SQL to return specific rows and columns, with various degrees of sorting and limits in place.

622 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