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Posted on 2006-07-12
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I have a table with a column called DateStamp, containing the date the row was created in ASP Now() format. I want to run a SELECT query to return all rows that match todays date. The column has dates like this: '12/07/2006 23:31:11'. So itried something like this:

SELECT * FROM table WHERE DateStamp like '%12/07/2006%'

But it didn't work, what SQL should i use to get records from today. I also need SQL to get records from Yesterday, and one for the day before that etc.

Thanks Alex
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SELECT * FROM your_table WHERE CONVERT(VARCHAR, DateStamp, 103) = '12/07/2006'
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is the datatype of the column DATETIME?
or character?

if  Datetime

then

SELECT * FROM table WHERE DateStamp between '20060712' and '20060712 23.59.59.997'

will return a single days data  (.997 since thats all the precision SQL Server Has...)


or

Declare @ED Datetime,@SD Datetime
set @SD = Convert(char(8),getdate(),112)
-- set @sd = dateadd(d,-1,@sd)    -- for yesterday
-- set @sd = dateadd(d,-2,@sd)    -- for 2 days ago...

set @ed = convert(char(8),@sd,112) + ' 23.59.59.997'



SELECT * FROM table WHERE DateStamp between @sd and @ed




  hth
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If you have an index on DateStamp (assumed its type is DATETIME) this will run faster:

SELECT * FROM your_table WHERE DateStamp >= CONVERT(DATETIME, '12/07/2006', 103) AND DateStamp < CONVERT(DATETIME, '13/07/2006', 103)
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