Re: sql question

From: Joan Hsieh <>
Date: Tue, 05 Jan 2010 14:41:18 -0500
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there is some confusion with the question. My question is how to always get the last month of the data? The job was set to run on 2010/1/15, then I need to get 2009/12 in the where clause.

Thanks again,


Joan Hsieh wrote:

> Hi,
> I am trying to modify a query with where clause like '&&year%%month%'to
> retrieve all the data by each month of the year. I have managed this
> query to set up automatically run on the 15th of the month without any
> problem until it turned the year of 2010.
> I used select substr(add_months(sysdate,-1),5,2) from dual to collect
> the month.
> and select substr(sysdate,1,4) from dual to get the year.
> The problem is I can't get the data on this month cause I will generate
> the date like '201012%'.
> Do you know how to handle this? Using if statement? if the month is 12,
> then the year should be -1? I am not sure how to accomplish this.
> Thanks,
> Joan

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