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Table with same row name


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So given this table as a example

 

Name, ID, RandomStuff

Jon, 1, Blah

Jon, 2, MoreBlah

Tim, 4, EvenMoreBlah

Bob, 12, HiThere

 

Given that the table has rows with the same name but different IDs, how do you select the highest ID of the rows with the same name while still grabbing the rest of the table for display?

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This should work:

SELECT Name, MAX(ID), RandomStuff FROM table GROUP BY Name

With this code, you will not be able to know exactly which of the duplicated rows the rest of the data comes from. If you actually want to specify which row you want you're going to need a more complicated query.

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