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SQL PUZZLE | Find Maximum value record for each Id? | A SINGLE SELECT Interview Question

In this puzzle you have to find the maximum value for each Id and then get the Item for that Id and Maximum value. The Challenge is to do that in a SINGLE SELECT. Please check out sample input and expected output.

Sample Input

ID Item Vals
1 a1 15
1 a2 20
1 a3 90
2 q1 10
2 q2 40
2 q3 60
2 q4 30
3 q5 20

Expected output

ID Item Vals
2 q3 60
1 a3 90
3 q5 20

Script – DDL and INSERT sample data

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CREATE TABLE TestMaximum
(
     [ID] INT
    ,[Item] VARCHAR(20)
	,Vals INT
)

INSERT TestMaximum VALUES
(1, 'a1',15),
(1, 'a2',20),
(1, 'a3',90),
(2, 'q1',10),
(2, 'q2',40),
(2, 'q3',60),
(2, 'q4',30),
(3, 'q5',20);

SELECT * FROM TestMaximum
GO

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SOLUTION – 1

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SELECT TOP 1 WITH TIES [ID], [Item], Vals
FROM TestMaximum
ORDER BY ROW_NUMBER() OVER (PARTITION BY [ID] ORDER BY Vals DESC)

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OUTPUT – 1

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ID          Item                 Vals
----------- -------------------- -----------
2           q3                   60
1           a3                   90
3           q5                   20

(3 rows affected)

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Enjoy 🙂

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