[Zope] Summing ZSQL Column Values

Tim Wilson wilson@visi.com
Tue, 24 Jun 2003 11:29:03 -0500

abg@comco-inc.com wrote:
> What is the most efficient method of iterating through ZSQL rows and
> displaying the sum of a specific column?

Why not use your DB to calculate the sum? My strategy is to let the DB 
do as much work as possible. I figure, perhaps naively, that will 
produce the best performance most of the time.


Tim Wilson
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