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How to insert a Timestamp in Oracle from Java?

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Hi,
I have a Oracle table column as Timestamp(6).
I also have another column that is just Date.

Now my question is: How do I insert a record in this table using the Timestamp(6)...

What are optlions...of ..converting a date to Timestamp???

Do I convert my date to a Timestamp?
Can I just create a new Timestamp(6) --- How?

Let me know...

Thax....
_Esam.
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Timestamp ts = new Timestamp(new java.util.Date().getTime());
prepStatement.setTimestamp(1, ts);
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Alternatively try directly include the SYSDATE in your insert statement, like:

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SQLStr = "Insert into mytable (fld1, fld2, myTimeStamp) values (?, ?, SYSDATE) ";
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>Timestamp(6)

What does this imply? size 6?
What does size 6 for Timestamp mean? I am not clear about this... It's in oracle table..

Let me know..

Thax.
_Esam

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>>What does size 6 for Timestamp mean?

Where have you seen that? The code i posted will work
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Yes, I tried both examples that are given above, and they worked just fine.

Well, when I do a desc TABLE1;

The timestamp rows I get as:

ROW_UPDT_TMS        TIMESTAMPT(6) ???

What does this mean?

Thanks.
_Esam.
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Probably the size of the datatype - 6 bytes long
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That would make sense?

But that byte thing is  related to java - I didn't think it was somehow related to oracle Timestamp!!!!


Thanks.
_Esam
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bytes are related to everything ;-)
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That's absolutely right but in terms of declaring the Oracle Timestamp!!
I didn't know that...

Thanks.
_Esam...
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