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Oracle Analytic Functions for PostreSQL

From: Jean-Christophe Roux <jcxxr(at)yahoo(dot)com>
To: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Oracle Analytic Functions for PostreSQL
Date: 2006-04-21 20:57:57
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I have found Oracle analytic functions very useful. They are so  convenient 
to calculate running totals, moving averages, ranks, order data  in 
buckets... and so on. I have found in the archives a few threads that  deal 
with the replication of some of those functions on PostgreSQL but I  don't 
think I have the skills to write by myself such a package (I mean  algorithms 
can get pretty complicated). It seems that PostgreSQL does not  offer the 
equivalent (maybe because they do not belong to standard SQL?).   If I am 
wrong thanks for letting me know where in the docs I can find  details. 
Otherwise, are you aware of an open-source project (maybe a  corporation) 
offering a set of equivalent functions ?
Many thanks
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