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Databases

Miguel Sánchez
Miguel Sánchez
10,365 Points

I don't get it

SELECT COUNT(*) AS shipped_today FROM orders WHERE status="shipped" || DATE('now');

That makes me ERROR. What is happening? :/

3 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
220,925 Points

It looks like you have problems in your WHERE clause.

  • you probably don't want to concatenate a string with a date
  • you probably meant to perform a comparison on the date
  • the two separate comparisons should be joined with "AND"

You didn't provide a link to the course, so I'm trying to remember just what the instructions are — but if believe the filter should be something like this:

... WHERE status="shipped" AND ordered_on = DATE('now');
Miguel Sánchez
Miguel Sánchez
10,365 Points

Thank you so much for your answer :) That was my first question in the forum so, this is the link of the excercise

https://teamtreehouse.com/library/reporting-with-sql/date-and-time-functions/todays-report