MIN_BY

MIN_BY takes two arguments and returns the value of the first argument for which the value of the second argument is minimized. If multiple rows minimize the result of the second value, and arbitrary first value is chosen from among them. MIN_BY can be used with both numeric and non-numeric data.

Parameter Type Description
returned_value
any
the value to be returned, when the other argument is minimized
minimized_value
any
the value to be minimized
Returns: any

Example

query:

SELECT MIN_BY(close_date, close_value) as date_of_min_sale
  FROM sales_pipeline

result:

date_of_min_sale
2017-05-22