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SQL Server FAQs - Transact-SQL Date and Time Operations and Functions

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A collection of 18 FAQs on Transact-SQL language date and time operations and functions. Clear answers are provided with tutorial exercises on converting date and time values to integers or decimal values; incrementing and decrementing date parts; taking date differences; formatting dates to strings; getting GMT times. Topics included in this FAQ are:

  1. How To Add or Remove Days on Date and Time Values?
  2. Can Date and Time Values Be Converted into Integers?
  3. Can Integers Be Converted into Date and Time Values?
  4. Are DATETIME and NUMERIC Values Convertible?
  5. Can a DATETIME Value Be Subtracted from Another DATETIME Value?
  6. What Are the Date and Time Functions Supported by SQL Server 2005?
  7. How To Increment or Decrement Parts of DATETIME Values?
  8. How To Use DATEADD() Function?
  9. How To Calculate DATETIME Value Differences Using the DATEDIFF() Function?
  10. How To Calculate Age in Days, Hours and Minutes?
  11. How To Get Month and Weekday Names from DATETIME Values?
  12. How To Get Parts of DATETIME Values as Integers?
  13. How To Get Year, Month and Day Out of DATETIME Values?
  14. What Is the Difference Between GETDATE() and GETUTCDATE()?
  15. How To Format Time Zone in +/-hh:mm Format?
  16. How To Format DATETIME Values to Strings with the CONVERT() Function?
  17. How To Truncate DATETIME Values to Dates without Time?
  18. How To Set Different Parts of a DATETIME Value?

Please note that all answers and tutorials are based on MS SQL Server 2005. To follow tutorials in this collection, you should connect to SQL server as a regular user who has enough permissions to run simple Transact-SQL statements.

For questions on Transact-SQL language, see the other FAQ collections.

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