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  • Oracle SQL

    I making a grid from a oracle database, on the SQL i'm running a statment like this "Select field1, sum (field2) as sunField2 from table1 group by field1"

    The statment runs fine whitout the sum in front of field2, when i put the sum gives me the following error:

    Could not execute query against Database. Error reported was:

    Database API specific error
    [Microsoft][ODBC driver for Oracle]Syntax error or access violation
    SQL State is: 42000

    I though that was a A5 problem, but i made a test agains a MySQL database and works fine.

    Has anybody experimented with Oracle?

  • #2
    Re: Oracle SQL

    I tried this using fields on my Ora 8i database and it worked fine...*

    Generally though if you've a more complex query, it's usually a good idea to use a view in Oracle instead. Also keeps the SQL mostly in Oracle so other apps can access it too.

    * I used
    Select add_sitename, sum (address_id) as sunField2 from address group by add_sitename

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    • #3
      Re: Oracle SQL

      Thanks Andrea, I'm using Oracle 9i but i don't think that is the problem. If the statment worked for you the problem must be on the driver. I'll look for a new driver and try.

      Tahnks

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      • #4
        Re: Oracle SQL

        Originally posted by dkolbach View Post
        Thanks Andrea, I'm using Oracle 9i but i don't think that is the problem. If the statment worked for you the problem must be on the driver. I'll look for a new driver and try.

        Tahnks
        I tried it with both the native A5 Oracle drivers and an ODBC connection, both work... but I do have an unusual Oracle setup anyway because of 8i not being supported.

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        • #5
          Re: Oracle SQL

          Finally i figure it out. The SQL driver that i was using had a lilmited functionallity. Using a different driver worked fine.

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