Sql max of two values

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sql max of two values

-- For SQL Server >= 2008
SELECT [Other Fields],
(SELECT Max(v)
FROM (VALUES (date1), (date2), (date3),...) AS value(v)) as [MaxDate]
FROM [YourTableName]
/* Note (from comments): From value(v), "value" is the alias for the
* virtual table and "v" is the name of the virtual column of the date values.
*/

This article is tagged with: Sql max of two values and mysql