09-21-13, 20:14 #1Registered User
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Unanswered: Should be a simple sub query - I thought
I am new to this forum so sorry if I've posted this question in the wrong place. I have tried searching but I don't quite know how to ask the question in the search engine.
So here goes.
The company I work for has recently deployed an off the shelf third part datamart for it's call centre. It is only new and we've had some issues so I don't want to go playing with it's structure just yet and are trying to use the default structure to achieve what I'm trying to.
I have 4 tables: 1 fact, 2 dim and 1 linking table.
The fact contains the detail about the call, call_ID, Resource that managed the call, measurements about the call.
Dim 1 contains the details about the resource: name, staff_id
Dim 2 contains details about the groups that the resource belongs to: group name, group type
The link table contains 2 foreign keys to link the resource to the group type (since the resource can belong to many groups). It also contains audit keys on when the resource key was given a different group key indicating the resource moved from one group to another.
The challenge I have is I need use dim2 and the link table to return the most recent group changed based on a filter and then use the resource key from the same link table to link display the resource details. The fact table is then linked to the resource table by the resource key to show the details of the call.
Usually when I'm querying this data I am selecting the groups i am interested in but for this one query I need to see how many calls have been transferred to another group (for which I don't know the value). And because the resource can belong to multiple groups (for historical reporting) I am getting multiple results.
What I am doing is limiting all of the group values from dim2 to only those with the string 'Team' in them at a specified location (substr(group_name,4,4)='Team').
I then link those this subquery back to the link table and do another subquery to return the audit key value for when changes occurred.
I then want to return the maximum value for the audit key and I think this is where I'm coming unstuck. Because I have the group key each value is unique so I'm getting multiple maximum values.
I'm just not sure how to limit the dim2 values and then calculate the maximum audit key value.
here is a sample of the SQL I'm using.
SELECT AG_Grp_2.AGENT_NAME AS XFER_INIITATED_AG,
AG_Grp_2.GROUP_NAME AS XFER_INIITATED_GRP,
TRUNC(fact1.START_TS_TIME) AS XFER_INITIATED_DATE,
fact1.RECEIVED_FROM_IXN_RESOURCE_ID AS XFER_INITIATED_KEY,
TO_CHAR(fact1.START_TS_TIME, 'dd/mm/yy hh24:mi:ss') AS XFER_INITATED_DATE_TIME,
AG_Grp_2.EMPLOYEE_ID AS XFER_INITIATED_ID
(link1.RESOURCE_KEY AS Res_key,
MAX(link1.START_TS) AS MAX_TS_START
INNER JOIN link1
ON link1.GROUP_KEY = dim2.GROUP_KEY
WHERE SUBSTR(dim2.GROUP_NAME, 4, 4) = 'Team'
GROUP BY link1.RESOURCE_KEY
INNER JOIN link1
ON res.MAX_TS_START = link1.START_TS
AND res.Res_key = link1.RESOURCE_KEY
INNER JOIN dim1
ON dim1.RESOURCE_KEY = link1.RESOURCE_KEY
INNER JOIN dim2
ON link1 = dim2.GROUP_KEY
INNER JOIN fact1
ON fact1.RESOURCE_KEY = AG_Grp_2.Res_key
09-22-13, 03:06 #2Registered User
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Since we don't have your tables or data, we can't do anything with the posted code.
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