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Convert UTC Date to MM/DD/YYYY HH MM SS

Posted on 2004-04-08
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I currently have integer values in the database examples:

1077558217
1077642495
1077641785

That need to be converted to logical date and time.  
Any suggested functions for SQL Server 2000 or SQL Server 7?

Thanks
LuckyInc
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by:millsoft
ID: 10787384
What is the baseline for the integers?
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by:luckyinc
ID: 10787408
This number is the number of SECONDS since 1970, 01, 01

It is stored into the database as an int (4)
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by:ATAHAC
ID: 10787429
If you know that 1077558217 is for ex: 01/01/2004
then 1077642495 is the date:
1077642495 - 1077558217 + cast('01/01/2004' as datetime)
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by:luckyinc
ID: 10787467
Lets say the field name is

mydate

Criteria would be
mydate-1075400710 + Cast('01/29/2004' as datetime)
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by:Scott Pletcher
ID: 10787488
SELECT DATEADD(SECOND, yourIntValue, '1970-01-01')
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by:millsoft
ID: 10787495
e.g. print dateadd(ss, 1077641785, '01/01/1970')
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by:luckyinc
ID: 10787500
How do I implement THIS FORMULA INTO SQL SERVER

MyFieldIntegerValue/86400+DATE(1970,1,1)
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by:Scott Pletcher
ID: 10787582
That will just give you whole days.  If that's what you want, you can do this:


SELECT DATEADD(DAY, yourIntValue / 86400, '1970-01-01')


Note, then, that the time on the final result will always be midnight, because "/" will drop any remainder.
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Scott Pletcher earned 100 total points
ID: 10787622
The earlier version:

SELECT DATEADD(SECOND, yourIntValue, '1970-01-01')

would give you a full time, including hours, minutes and seconds, which better matches your original request of:
"Convert UTC Date to MM/DD/YYYY HH MM SS"
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by:donschli
ID: 13450890
This is not correct.  
If you test with real int representing UTC, such as 1104178047, the above function will report 2004-12-27, but the correct answer is 2005-03-02.  I will repost quesiton.
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by:luckyinc
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I noticed that after I accepted the answer...where are you reposting the question?
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by:donschli
ID: 13450956
db/mssql
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by:donschli
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Repost is Question Title: UTC int Convert to standard DateTime how?
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