Counting Duplicate Records

We all need to do it once in a while, and for me it takes a little time to remember the best way to do it.  I found a post by Pinal Dave that gives a great example.

SELECT YourColumn, COUNT(*) TotalCount
FROM YourTable
GROUP BY YourColumn

About SheldonS

Web developer for over 15 years mainly with Microsoft technologies from classic ASP to .NET 4. Husband, father, and aspiring amateur photographer.

Posted on May 3, 2011, in Bits, SQL and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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