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ShivaPatpi
Microsoft
Microsoft

why distinct is not allowed in SQL Server query of OData ?

I am trying to fetch the rows from which I don't need duplicate rows.

in SQL I can use distinct but if I use distinct in OData SQL Server query filter it is not allowing...

what is the reason ?

 

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ChristianAbata
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Hi friend what I know is that in ODATA you can do this operations

 

System Query Option $filter
System Query Option $orderby
System Query Option $top and $skip
System Query Option $count
System Query Option $expand
System Query Option $select
System Query Option $search



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Hi @ShivaPatpi ,

 

Could you please show us how you configure specific actions?

 

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I used this work around

https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/Connecting-To-Data/Use-distinct-on-SQL-connector-query/m-p/16067...

but my question still remains the same:

 

Why should I get duplicate values from SQL

later on why should I do additional work to remove the duplicates by setting the variable and followed by union.

 

why can't we have a feature request to get rows from SQL  in that ODATA select statement itself ?

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