Given the following table:

col1 Col2
A    1
B    1
C    1
B    2
B    3
A    0
C    5

how do I write a SELECT query (I just assumed has to be SELECT) that returns the unique items of col1 and the max values of col2, like this:

A   1
B   3
C   5

1 Answer 1

SELECT col1, MAX(col2) FROM mytable GROUP BY col1
  • Indeed SELECT col1 , MAX(col2) FROM mytable GROUP BY col1 did the trick!
    – VBOG
    Jan 16, 2014 at 13:42

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service and acknowledge you have read our privacy policy.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.