SQL Select Statement

Hello Experts.
I have to fields which are varchar but contain dates.
I would like to do a between clause but i think that i should convert the strings to dates to ensure i am getting the correct values returned. Will you please provide some direction as to how this can be done. Thanks in advance for your assistance


select * from billing where cretedTime between '6/7/2009' and '7/7/2009'
lemargeAsked:
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Aneesh RetnakaranDatabase AdministratorCommented:
select * from billing where cretedTime between  cast('6/7/2009' as datetime)  and cast( '7/7/2009' as datetime)
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mrjoltcolaCommented:
Which database is this?

Oracle:

select * from billing
  where TO_DATE(cretedTime, 'MM/DD/YYYY') between TO_DATE('6/7/2009', 'MM/DD/YYYY') and TO_DATE('7/7/2009', 'MM/DD/YYYY')

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mrjoltcolaCommented:
Once again, programming the "Unknown database" sort of like "The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier... "   :)
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lemargeAuthor Commented:
i am sorry i will append the database next time. By the way it was SQL Server.. hay dont you sleep..
Have a good night Master Yoda.
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mrjoltcolaCommented:
*wink* you too young Skywalker...
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