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Thursday, June 28, 2007

Now () Function in SQL Server

Now () Function in SQL Server 2005

Logs, Status Reports and et al., Now() function is common. Here is the way to accomplish the same in SQL Server

Select @Today = GetDate() should give you the same

DatePart - Get Part of the Date

-- Selecting the Current Year/Get Current Year/Separate Year Part from Date
Select DatePart(YY, GetDate()) as Current_Year

-- Selecting the Current Quarter/Get Current Quarter/Separate Quarter Part from Date
Select DatePart(QQ, GetDate()) as Current_Quarter

-- Selecting the Current Month/Get Current Month/Separate Month Part from Date
Select DatePart(MM, GetDate()) as Current_Month

-- Selecting the Name of Current Month/Get Name of Current Month/Separate Month Part from Date and display its Name
Select DateName(month, GetDate()) as Current_Month_Name

-- Selecting the Name of Current Month/Get Name of Current Month/Separate Month Part from Date and display its Name
Select DateName(day, GetDate()) as Current_Day

-- Selecting the Name of Current Month/Get Name of Current Month/Separate Month Part from Date and display its Name
Select DateName(wk, GetDate()) as Current_Week

1 comment:

Nathan said...

Thanks Shasur, I've been trying to work out that GetDate thing for an hour!

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