Exercise: Create a PIVOT query to count episodes by year/series

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Category ==> SQL  (156 exercises)
Topic ==> Pivots  (2 exercises)
Level ==> Average difficulty
Course ==> Advanced SQL
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Create a query to show for each episode the series number, year and episode id:

Basic data

You can use the YEAR function to derive the year for each episode's date.

 

Now store this in a CTE, and pivot it to show the number of episodes by year and series number for the first 5 series:

Episodes by year

You can get limit this to the first 5 series by only including these in the column headers.

 

Save this query as Triskaidekaphobia, then close it down.

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