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How the record "nDateTime"  in table  TB_EVENT_LOG is written?

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Last Modified: 2014-01-21
I have this SQL Database, the record nDateTime in  TB_EVENT_LOG Table is saved in a way that I cant understand, can anyone tell me how it is saved so I can read it-
In the Views -->IBA_Transactions...I cant read all the records clearly "Date-Time"
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Habib PourfardSoftware Developer
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instead of storing datetime values, they are storing seconds since 1970-01-01. as you can see in the view you need to decode it:

SELECT TOP 1000
        [nEventLogIdn] ,
        CONVERT(NVARCHAR(32), DATEADD(s, TB_EVENT_LOG.nDateTime, '1970-01-01'), 111) AS [Date] ,
        CONVERT(NVARCHAR(32), DATEADD(s, TB_EVENT_LOG.nDateTime, '1970-01-01'), 108) AS [Time]
FROM    [BioStar].[dbo].[TB_EVENT_LOG]

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I have no idea why they are storing date data as int instead of datetime.

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Thanks Mr. Pour
But I didnt get the idea , Please can you explain more?

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I need to edit a data and time, How I can do this in the SQL Server Management Studio 2008?
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This one is on us!
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