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convert to datetime  yyyymmdd format

Posted on 2009-06-30
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I have a field in SQL that's formatted like 06/16/2009 and I want to convert to 20090616

the field is formatted as Varchar... how do I do that?

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select CONVERT(varchar, CONVERT(datetime, '06/16/2009', 101), 112)
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you can try

select replace(convert(varchar(10), cast('06/16/2009' as datetime),121),'-','')
 
--result 20090616
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