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Problem grouping by date - Informix SQL

Problem grouping by date - Informix SQL

Problem grouping by date - Informix SQL

I hope someone can give me a hand while I'm learning the ins-and-outs of Informix.  I have a table with a bunch of data including dates in Datetime Year to Minute format.  I want to run a query and sum it up by date, I'm struggling with it's wonky time formats.


select date(d_time), sum(somefield)
from my.table
where d_time > datetime(2008-12-01) year to day
group by 1

My data looks something similar to


2008-12-01  8:01     12
2008-12-01 12:15      7
2008-12-01 14:08     15
2008-12-02 10:50     10

So I'm expecting output like


2008-12-01           34
2008-12-02           10

Instead I'm getting this output


2008-12-01      12
2008-12-01       7
2008-12-01      15
2008-12-02      10

I've tried select distinct date(d_time) and several other ideas but I keep getting lots of rows as it's grouping by those individual times of the day and not the day itself.

I'm sorry but I do not know the exact version of Informix, I have ODBC access to the machine only.

RE: Problem grouping by date - Informix SQL

That did it!   Thank you (and now to save that for future usage)

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