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Dave's MySQL Quiz Number 2 Answers

    This week's MySQL was a great one for novices looking to level up from beginner level SQL development to a higher level.      The problem:  Find the customers with more than one unreturned rented movies that are past their return due date.  You might to look at this for the example of finding an overdue rentals. The answer:First we need to get the customer_id from the customer table.  Then it takes a bit of struggle to get the information on the rental.   It is often easier to write queries by determining the needed output columns, then the 'qualifiers'  or stuff on the right of the WHERE clause before determining what has to be joined to get between the two.The part of the query to find the overdue entries requires the rental date where it and the length of rental time are before the current date.  r.rental_date + INTERVAL f.rental_duration DAY < CURRENT_DATE()Finding the those customers with more than one rental needs to have the count of r.rental_id greater than 1. So besides the rental table, we will need the inventory table to tie between the rental table and the film table.  SQL > select c.customer_id,    sum(count(r.rental_id)) over (partition by c.customer_id) as'total',  r.rental_id, group_concat(f.title order by f.title) as 'titles' from rental r   join inventory i on (r.inventory_id=i.inventory_id)   join film f on i.film_id = f.film_id   join customer c on r.customer_id = c.customer_id   where r.return_date IS NULL   AND r.rental_date + INTERVAL f.rental_duration DAY < CURRENT_DATE() group by c.customer_id  having count(r.rental_id) >  1  order by c.customer_id;+-------------+-------+-----------+----------------------------------------+| customer_id | total | rental_id | titles                                 |+-------------+-------+-----------+----------------------------------------+|          15 |     2 |     13798 | CANDIDATE PERDITION,SMOKING BARBARELLA ||          42 |     2 |     13351 | RIVER OUTLAW,TORQUE BOUND              ||          43 |     2 |     15644 | MOTIONS DETAILS,POLLOCK DELIVERANCE    ||          53 |     2 |     11657 | LAWLESS VISION,PEACH INNOCENT          ||          60 |     2 |     12489 | BOOGIE AMELIE,CHAMBER ITALIAN          ||          75 |     3 |     13534 | LUST LOCK,SLEEPY JAPANESE,TROUBLE DATE ||         107 |     2 |     13079 | BLADE POLISH,CLUB GRAFFITI             ||         155 |     2 |     11496 | CHASING FIGHT,HYDE DOCTOR              ||         163 |     2 |     11754 | HOLES BRANNIGAN,SONS INTERVIEW         ||         175 |     2 |     13161 | DEER VIRGINIAN,PIRATES ROXANNE         ||         208 |     2 |     13719 | CURTAIN VIDEOTAPE,SEATTLE EXPECATIONS  ||         216 |     2 |     11676 | SWEDEN SHINING,WOMEN DORADO            ||         228 |     2 |     12672 | CYCLONE FAMILY,GRAPES FURY             ||         267 |     2 |     12066 | LUST LOCK,PHILADELPHIA WIFE            ||         269 |     2 |     12610 | PRINCESS GIANT,THEORY MERMAID          ||         284 |     2 |     12064 | BERETS AGENT,FRIDA SLIPPER             ||         354 |     2 |     11782 | TITANIC BOONDOCK,TROJAN TOMORROW       ||         361 |     2 |     13298 | HALF OUTFIELD,INSECTS STONE            ||         448 |     2 |     13577 | FAMILY SWEET,STATE WASTELAND           ||         457 |     2 |     12645 | CLEOPATRA DEVIL,GLEAMING JAWBREAKER    ||         516 |     2 |     12130 | FALCON VOLUME,MINORITY KISS            ||         560 |     2 |     12116 | MOVIE SHAKESPEARE,PIANIST OUTFIELD     ||         576 |     2 |     11942 | TITANIC BOONDOCK,VANISHED GARDEN       |+-------------+-------+-----------+----------------------------------------Bonus:  Add the customer nameselect c.customer_id,  concat(c.first_name, ' ', c.last_name) AS 'Customer Name',  sum(count(r.rental_id)) over (partition by c.customer_id) as 'tots',   r.rental_id, group_concat(f.title) from rental r  join inventory i on (r.inventory_id=i.inventory_id)  join film f on i.film_id = f.film_id  join customer c on r.customer_id = c.customer_id  where r.return_date IS NULL  AND r.rental_date + INTERVAL f.rental_duration DAY < CURRENT_DATE()  group by c.customer_id having count(r.rental_id) >  1 order by c.customer_id;All opinions expressed in this blog are those of Dave Stokes who is actually amazed to find anyone else agreeing with him

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