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Stupid CTE tricks -- string concatenation

, 25 Dec 2011 CPOL
Concatenating values from multiple rows into one string value via a Common Table Expression

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7 Jan 2012
Jörgen Andersson
Pretty cool little trick you've made there.With the help of an analytic function, I've fixed the ordering, and as a byproduct it also scales better:WITH ranked AS ( SELECT make,model,Rank() over (PARTITION BY make ORDER BY model) Rnk FROM MakeModel ),cte...

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