Using Maintained Aggregates
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Client datasets provide support for summarizing data over groups of records. Because these summaries are automatically updated as you edit the data in the dataset, this summarized data is called a "maintained aggregate."
In their simplest form, maintained aggregates let you obtain information such as the sum of all values in a column of the client dataset. They are flexible enough, however, to support a variety of summary calculations and to provide subtotals over groups of records defined by a field in an index that supports grouping.
The following topics describe how to