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Varchar Datetime to Varchar Date in SQL

Last Modified: 2012-05-10

I have a field (Varchar(255)) in a table which always have inputs like

12/29/2010 7:31:37 AM
12/30/2010 7:27:05 AM
1/3/2011 7:29:04 AM

Till Date, i was using the below formula to do a look up

select Convert(varchar, getdate(),101) as 'BacklogDate', Convert(varchar, getdate(),7) as 'Today'

however since the date i have in the table has 1/3/2011 7:29:04 AM, and the query i wrote populates, 01/03/2011, its not matching due to preceding zeros.

I need to have a query which does both with / without preceding zeros.

Help me.

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