Get hour only from DateTime ms sql convert to int

Posted on 2011-03-11
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I need to get the current hour in 24 hour format and convert it to an int in a ms sql 2005 stored procedure... can ayone help me with this please
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] earned 500 total points
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DATEPART(hour, yourfield)

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Thank you, works like a charm,

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just an expantion on this, i want my query to check to see if the row was lastupdated within the hour in question.

but it will need to take the day into account too, as the last update may have been same time yesterday.

can i use datediff to check within this hour, or will that check within an hour, even if that falls in the previous hour
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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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that would be like this for the last hour:
where yourfield >= dateadd(hour, -1, getdate())
  and yourfield <= getdate()

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otherwise, you can also check on the date part as such first ...

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thank you....  your a life saver :)

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