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how can you change the normal getdate() to the a format like:
2014Aug1808301403394

specifically, how to change 08 to Aug like in the above example and how to more precision beyond millisecond?

this is for sql 2012

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Question by:25112
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by:Phillip Burton
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1. To get "Aug", you should use:

select left(datename(mm,getdate()),3)

2. To get more milliseconds, instead of using Getdate(), you should use:

select sysdatetime()
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by:Vitor Montalvão
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It is this that you want?
SELECT CONVERT(VARCHAR, GETDATE(), 109)

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Select format(getdate(),'yyyy MMM dd HH mm ss FFFFFFF')

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This will also give you up to 6 digits 3 for milliseconds and 3 for macroseconds
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by:25112
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thanks - we are getting close.
 
    Select format(sysdatetime() ,'yyyy MMM dd HH mm ss FFFFFFF')
  Select format(GETDATE() ,'yyyy MMM dd HH mm ss FFFFFFF')
  gives
2014 Sep 16 09 46 43 7699724
2014 Sep 16 09 46 43 767 (4 precision less than the above)

what we need is ( without the 2 extra digits with sysdatetime)
2014 Sep 16 09 46 43 767__
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by:25112
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sorry- I do see it now.


   Select format(sysdatetime() ,'yyyy MMM dd HH mm ss FFFFF')

thanks all.
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