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SQL BETWEEN statement not capturing 'todays' records

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I have a SQL statement with a BETWEEN date WHERE clause and it is not capturing those records with the same 'end' date.

My database column is a date/time with values of the date and time...12/31/2011 12:13:23 PM.

So I understand why it is not capturing it because the query is not pulling information after midnight on the day because my end date in the query shows 00:00:00.0.

For example, in my table it would have the following values:

ID               dtiResponseDate
1                  03/01/2011 3:34:42 PM
2                  12/31/2010 9:23:53 AM
3                 01/23/2011 10:29:39 PM

When I run my query looking for the dates between 10/01/2010 and 12/31/2010 (representing records from the last quarter), I should get record ID #2 as a result.  If I run the query for dates 01/01/2011 and 03/31/2011 (representing records from this quarter), I should get records #1 and #3 as a result.

What do I need to do in order to capture that record with the same date as my 'end date' in the BETWEEN statement of my WHERE clause?
<!---- this is part of my SELECT and WHERE clause which captures the dates for the current year, last quarter, and current quarter ---->
SELECT ...
DATEADD(yy,DATEDIFF(yy,0,GETDATE()),0) as BeginCurrentYear,
DATEADD(yy,DATEDIFF(yy,-1,GETDATE()),-1) as EndCurrentYear,
DATEADD(qq,DATEDIFF(qq,0,GETDATE())-1,0) as BeginLastQuarter,
DATEADD(qq,DATEDIFF(qq,0,GETDATE()),-1) as EndLastQuarter,
DATEADD(qq,DATEDIFF(qq,0,GETDATE()),0) as BeginThisQuarter,
DATEADD(qq,DATEDIFF(qq,-1,GETDATE()),-1) as EndThisQuarter
WHERE ...
<cfif cal is 'yy'>
AND REQ.dtiResponseDate BETWEEN 
	<CFQUERYPARAM CFSQLTYPE="CF_SQL_TIMESTAMP" VALUE="#getDates.BeginCurrentYear#"> AND 
	<CFQUERYPARAM CFSQLTYPE="CF_SQL_TIMESTAMP" VALUE="#getDates.EndCurrentYear#">
<cfelseif cal is 'lq'>
AND REQ.dtiResponseDate BETWEEN
	<CFQUERYPARAM CFSQLTYPE="CF_SQL_TIMESTAMP" VALUE="#getDates.BeginLastQuarter#"> AND 
	<CFQUERYPARAM CFSQLTYPE="CF_SQL_TIMESTAMP" VALUE="#getDates.EndLastQuarter#">                
<cfelse>
AND REQ.dtiResponseDate BETWEEN
	<CFQUERYPARAM CFSQLTYPE="CF_SQL_TIMESTAMP" VALUE="#getDates.BeginThisQuarter#"> AND 
	<CFQUERYPARAM CFSQLTYPE="CF_SQL_TIMESTAMP" VALUE="#getDates.EndThisQuarter#">                
</cfif>

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Question by:Lee R Liddick Jr
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by:Cluskitt
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That is because you're searching for values that are previous to 12/31/2011 00:00:00. Instead of just specifying the date, you have to specify it like: '12/31/2011 23:59:59'
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by:Lee R Liddick Jr
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So I understand why it is not capturing it because the query is not pulling information after midnight on the day because my end date in the query shows 00:00:00.0.

Yeah I know...as I already said...the issue is...I'm not sure how to get the 'time' incorporated into this so it doesn't leave out those records...
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Sharath earned 500 total points
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To get rid off the time part, you can try like this.
select dateadd(dd,0,datediff(dd,0,getdate())) -- 2011-03-09 00:00:00.000

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So, in your code, you can compare only date portions.
WHERE ...
<cfif cal is 'yy'>
AND dateadd(dd,0,datediff(dd,0,REQ.dtiResponseDate)) BETWEEN 
	<CFQUERYPARAM CFSQLTYPE="CF_SQL_TIMESTAMP" VALUE="#getDates.BeginCurrentYear#"> AND 
	<CFQUERYPARAM CFSQLTYPE="CF_SQL_TIMESTAMP" VALUE="#getDates.EndCurrentYear#">
<cfelseif cal is 'lq'>
AND dateadd(dd,0,datediff(dd,0,REQ.dtiResponseDate)) BETWEEN
	<CFQUERYPARAM CFSQLTYPE="CF_SQL_TIMESTAMP" VALUE="#getDates.BeginLastQuarter#"> AND 
	<CFQUERYPARAM CFSQLTYPE="CF_SQL_TIMESTAMP" VALUE="#getDates.EndLastQuarter#">                
<cfelse>
AND dateadd(dd,0,datediff(dd,0,REQ.dtiResponseDate)) BETWEEN
	<CFQUERYPARAM CFSQLTYPE="CF_SQL_TIMESTAMP" VALUE="#getDates.BeginThisQuarter#"> AND 
	<CFQUERYPARAM CFSQLTYPE="CF_SQL_TIMESTAMP" VALUE="#getDates.EndThisQuarter#">                
</cfif>

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by:Cluskitt
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Sorry, I hadn't noticed that.

You can also use, which I think is simpler, a cast. Just cast the value as date (as opposed to datetime) and it should be rid of the time part.
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