Syntax for DateTime column WHERE clause

Hi All,

I have a table with a datetime column and I need help querying this column to show records within the past 30 days.

Please could anyone share with me the syntax to achieve this.

Many thanks,

Rit
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TimCotteeHead of Software ServicesCommented:
Hello rito1,

Select * From yTable Where DateDiff(day,MyDateTimeColumn,GetDate()) <= 30

Should do that.

Regards,

TimCottee
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rito1Author Commented:
Excellent, thanks.
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Aneesh RetnakaranDatabase AdministratorCommented:
if you have an index on DateColumn ,this will give you better results

Select * From yTable Where DateColumn >= dateadd(dd, -30, convert(varchar,getdate(),112)   )
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