Solved

week  date in 'Friday' format for ms sql server 2005

Posted on 2011-03-04
4
341 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
How do I conver this:
DECLARE @CURR_DATE smalldatetime
 SET  @CURR_DATE = ISNULL(@CURR_DATE, getDATE())

to this:
'Friday'
0
Comment
Question by:GlobaLevel
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 32

Expert Comment

by:ewangoya
ID: 35038788

DECLARE @CURR_DATE smalldatetime
 SET  @CURR_DATE = ISNULL(@CURR_DATE, getDATE())

SELECT
  CASE (DATEPART(dw, @CURR_DATE) + @@DATEFIRST) % 7
    WHEN 1 THEN 'Sunday'
    WHEN 2 THEN 'Monday'
    WHEN 3 THEN 'Tuesday'
    WHEN 4 THEN 'Wednesday'
    WHEN 5 THEN 'Thursday'
    WHEN 6 THEN 'Friday'
    WHEN 0 THEN 'Saturday'
  END
0
 
LVL 23

Expert Comment

by:Rajkumar Gs
ID: 35038850

DECLARE @CURR_DATE smalldatetime
  SET  @CURR_DATE = ISNULL(@CURR_DATE, getDATE())
DATENAME(WEEKDAY,  @CURR_DATE )
0
 
LVL 23

Accepted Solution

by:
Rajkumar Gs earned 500 total points
ID: 35038852

DECLARE @CURR_DATE smalldatetime
  SET  @CURR_DATE = ISNULL(@CURR_DATE, getDATE())

SELECT DATENAME(WEEKDAY,  @CURR_DATE )
0
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:samijsr
ID: 35043169
You can not store/assign a Text data in datetime data Type.

However you can use function to display Day Name  in Select statement

SELECT DATENAME(WEEKDAY,  @CURR_DATE )
0

Featured Post

PRTG Network Monitor: Intuitive Network Monitoring

Network Monitoring is essential to ensure that computer systems and network devices are running. Use PRTG to monitor LANs, servers, websites, applications and devices, bandwidth, virtual environments, remote systems, IoT, and many more. PRTG is easy to set up & use.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Naughty Me. While I was changing the database name from DB1 to DB_PROD1 (yep it's not real database name ^v^), I changed the database name and notified my application fellows that I did it. They turn on the application, and everything is working. A …
If you have heard of RFC822 date formats, they can be quite a challenge in SQL Server. RFC822 is an Internet standard format for email message headers, including all dates within those headers. The RFC822 protocols are available in detail at:   ht…
Microsoft Active Directory, the widely used IT infrastructure, is known for its high risk of credential theft. The best way to test your Active Directory’s vulnerabilities to pass-the-ticket, pass-the-hash, privilege escalation, and malware attacks …
This video shows how to use Hyena, from SystemTools Software, to bulk import 100 user accounts from an external text file. View in 1080p for best video quality.

815 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

11 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now