How Do i run GETUTCDATE()

Can someone give the syntact to get the GMT date from sql, thanks
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declare @mydate datetime
select @mydate = GETUTCDATE()
print @mydate

tomhoranAuthor Commented:

I'm trying to get this value into a VB program, how do i do that? Thanks. Tom
tomhoranAuthor Commented:

CAn i do it via a select statment or comething??

Run this query the same way you run other queries in VB. If using ado execute this sql and get the result into a resultset object and then read gmtdate field.

select  GETUTCDATE() as gmtdate

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