Solved

getdate() question

Posted on 2007-11-19
4
1,148 Views
Last Modified: 2008-02-01
I've created a views that will list all the products- ProductID and quantity, that were ordered (OrderDate) in last twenty four hours between getdate()-1 and getdate().


create view ProductsSold
as
select orderdetails.ProductID, orderdetails.OrderQty, orders.OrderDate
from OrderDetails inner join Orders
on OrderDetails.salesOrderID = Orders.salesOrderID
where OrderDate > dateadd(d, -1, getdate()) and OrderDate < getdate()

I also tried these:
 Where datediff(hh,orderdate,getdate()) <= 24
Where datediff(d,orderdate,getdate()) = 1

but they all produced different results. I thought they would produced the same results.
is it possible to say: where OrderDate between getdate()-1 and getdate()
0
Comment
Question by:salesprod
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 25

Accepted Solution

by:
imitchie earned 400 total points
ID: 20316823
yes you can just use

where OrderDate between getdate()-1 and getdate()

the differences:
1.Where datediff(hh,orderdate,getdate()) <= 24
a.datediff HH returns only the difference between the hours, and ignores minutes. so you get some more orders creeping into the result set

2.Where datediff(d,orderdate,getdate()) = 1
a.same as above. datediff(d, '2007-01-01', '2007-01-02 23:59:59') is 1
0
 

Author Comment

by:salesprod
ID: 20316842
no wonder there were more results displayed. That helps! thanks!
so just to confirm it will return results in the last 24 hours?
0
 
LVL 4

Assisted Solution

by:moondist
moondist earned 100 total points
ID: 20316856
I think this will work for you..

select orderdetails.ProductID, orderdetails.OrderQty, orders.OrderDate
from OrderDetails inner join Orders
on OrderDetails.salesOrderID = Orders.salesOrderID
where OrderDate > DATEADD(hh,-24,getdate())

0
 
LVL 25

Assisted Solution

by:imitchie
imitchie earned 400 total points
ID: 20316870
yes, between getdate()-1 and getdate() will give you 24 hours
0

Featured Post

The Eight Noble Truths of Backup and Recovery

How can IT departments tackle the challenges of a Big Data world? This white paper provides a roadmap to success and helps companies ensure that all their data is safe and secure, no matter if it resides on-premise with physical or virtual machines or in the cloud.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Introduction SQL Server Integration Services can read XML files, that’s known by every BI developer.  (If you didn’t, don’t worry, I’m aiming this article at newcomers as well.) But how far can you go?  When does the XML Source component become …
Load balancing is the method of dividing the total amount of work performed by one computer between two or more computers. Its aim is to get more work done in the same amount of time, ensuring that all the users get served faster.
Familiarize people with the process of retrieving data from SQL Server using an Access pass-thru query. Microsoft Access is a very powerful client/server development tool. One of the ways that you can retrieve data from a SQL Server is by using a pa…
Via a live example combined with referencing Books Online, show some of the information that can be extracted from the Catalog Views in SQL Server.

733 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question