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Compare Oracle Date TIME with sql

Posted on 2008-06-20
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  This is an urgent request. I need compare the colume of datetime type (e.g. 06/21/2008 11:30:00pm) with a timestampe like (e.g 06/21/2008 10:40:35). what is quick way to do that?

select * from mytable
where mydatetime > '06/20/2008 10:40:35pm'
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select * from mytable
where mydatetime > TO_DATE('06/20/2008 10:40:35pm','mm/dd/yyyy hh:mi:ss pm');
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by:SarahDeng
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It is quick, easy and working solution! Thanks!!
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by:Dauhee
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you can compare them directly in sql if not hardcoding values so:

SELECT  sysdate - SYSTIMESTAMP FROM dual
select * from table where date_col > timestamp_col

http://www.psoug.org/reference/timestamp.html
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