Sql Server and GMT

Posted on 2005-05-13
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Last Modified: 2010-03-19

I am making some changes to an application.

I am adding 2 new fields.
  IncidentDate (smallDateTime)
  IncidentGMTTime (TimeStamp)

Can Sql Server store DateTimes and Timestamps in GMT format? If so How.

I have a mighty headache and am prolly being a dummy.

/Just wants to go home for the day
Question by:jwithrow
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Anthony Perkins earned 400 total points
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You can use the GETUTCDATE() function.
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andrewbleakley earned 276 total points
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From BOL:

Returns the datetime value representing the current UTC time (Universal Time Coordinate or Greenwich Mean Time). The current UTC time is derived from the current local time and the time zone setting in the operating system of the computer on which SQL Server is running.

If everything is set up right this will do it.

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