Converting a string into a date
Posted on 2004-04-13
I want to import some data into my MS SQL server thought DTS.
I have all the filed import ok apart from the date feild as it is in a string format IE 20040408 which relates back to YYYYDDMM. how can i convert this date into a format a format that can be imported into my TimeDate field?
Here is the SQL that i have created for the import so far.
CREATE TABLE [IPS].[dbo].[RevByyear] (
[YEAR_NBR] varchar (4) NULL,
[RES_AGENT_CD] varchar (30) NULL,
[INVOICE_AMT] money NULL,
[RANK_NBR] int NULL,
[PROCESS_DAT] datetime NULL