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Using Pivot In SQL for Reporting

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28 Feb 2011CPOL
Nice and fast way for reporting
Many times, we need to show some reports such as Department Wise Expense, or Subject wise marks of students where department and subject are stored in rows and we are to show all these as Columns. In all these situations, we can use SQL Pivoting.

For example, for Department Wise expense:

Suppose we store expenses as:

Dept ExDate       expense
_________________________
A   |  12 Jan |  10000
A   |  15 Jan |   9000
B   |  02 Feb |   8000
C   |  02 Feb |   8000
A   |  05 Feb |  10000
C   |  12 Feb |   8000


select ExDate, [A] as 'Store A Expense', [B] as 'Store B Expense', [C] as 'Store C Expense' from
(
select * from expenseTable
) ExpenseData
PIVOT
(
    sum(expense) for Dept in ([A],[B],[C]) 
)as FinalData


You can find one more detailed script here[^].

--Pankaj

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GeneralMy vote of 5 Pin
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GeneralReason for my vote of 3 It's a good attempt, nevertheless th... Pin
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GeneralReason for my vote of 3 Good attempt.... Pin
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