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MySQL select a row where datetime (epoch) over 20 minutes old

Posted on 2009-07-08
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Hi,
I have a column called datemade, it is stored in this type of format:
1238404018
Epoch?
What i want to do is only selct rows that are over 20 minutes old?

SELECT *
FROM salestable
WHERE datemade +??

Then I'm stuck

Any suggestions please????
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by:mallcore
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SELECT *, from_unixtime(datemane)
FROM salestable

with this you will get time in normal format
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by:mallcore
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SELECT *, from_unixtime(datemane)
FROM salestable
WHERE unix_timestamp('yourtime')


better version sorry
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Cornelia Yoder earned 500 total points
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You can select the unix epoch date directly, or formatted into a standard datetime (from_unixtime(datemade)) .

You can get the 20 minutes from adding a WHERE clause to your query:

SELECT * FROM salestable
WHERE SUBDATE(unix_timestamp(NOW()), INTERVAL 20 MINUTE) > datemade
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by:tonypearce
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Thanks very much, complete and accurate
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