Solved

Get Year, Month, beginning of next month

Posted on 2015-02-13
9
116 Views
Last Modified: 2015-02-13
I want to pass a string sample '02/01/2015' or any day of that month and get the following.

@enddate should return '03/01/2015'  (the beginning of next month)
@month   should return '02'
@year      should return '2015'

Declare @EndDate as varchar(12)
declare @month	  as varchar(2)
declare @year	  as varchar(4)



Set @EndDate 		= @startdate  > should be '03/01/2015' (the first day of next month)
Set @Month		        = @startdate  > should be '02'
Set @Year		        = @startdate  > should be '2015'


select @enddate
select @month 
select @year

select MONTH('02/01/2015')  < how can I return '02' instead of '2'
select YEAR('02/01/2015')    < this is ok   '2015'

Open in new window

0
Comment
Question by:VBdotnet2005
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 6
  • 3
9 Comments
 
LVL 48

Expert Comment

by:PortletPaul
ID: 40609063
Set @EndDate  = DATEADD(dd, - (DAY(DATEADD(mm, 1, getdate() )) - 1), DATEADD(mm, 1, getdate() ))
0
 
LVL 48

Expert Comment

by:PortletPaul
ID: 40609066
I'm sorry but WHY are you using varchar values?
0
 

Author Comment

by:VBdotnet2005
ID: 40609077
Hi PorletPaul,

It is fine. I am just test a small tmp table.
How about Month something like this ?
'0' + convert(char(10), DATEPART(MM, @startdate))   > I want it to return 02 instead of 2
0
The Eight Noble Truths of Backup and Recovery

How can IT departments tackle the challenges of a Big Data world? This white paper provides a roadmap to success and helps companies ensure that all their data is safe and secure, no matter if it resides on-premise with physical or virtual machines or in the cloud.

 
LVL 48

Accepted Solution

by:
PortletPaul earned 500 total points
ID: 40609078
untested
declare @EndDate as varchar(12)
declare @month	  as varchar(2)
declare @year	  as varchar(4)



Set @EndDate  = CONVERT(varchar(12), DATEADD(dd, - (DAY(DATEADD(mm, 1, getdate() )) - 1), DATEADD(mm, 1, getdate() )), 101)
Set @Month    = CONVERT(varchar(2), getdate() , 101)
Set @Year     = CONVERT(varchar(4), getdate() , 111)


select @enddate
select @month 
select @year

Open in new window

0
 

Author Comment

by:VBdotnet2005
ID: 40609084
The beginning of next month '03/01/2015', not the first day of the month that is passing.

Set @EndDate  = DATEADD(dd, - (DAY(DATEADD(mm, 1, getdate() )) - 1), DATEADD(mm, 1, getdate() ))
0
 

Author Comment

by:VBdotnet2005
ID: 40609088
it is all good. Thank you very much
0
 
LVL 48

Expert Comment

by:PortletPaul
ID: 40609090
?
@enddate should return '03/01/2015'  (the beginning of next month)

it returns see COLUMN_0
|   COLUMN_0 | COLUMN_1 | COLUMN_2 |
|------------|----------|----------|
| 03/01/2015 |       02 |     2015 |

Open in new window

0
 
LVL 48

Expert Comment

by:PortletPaul
ID: 40609092
OK
0
 
LVL 48

Expert Comment

by:PortletPaul
ID: 40609097
I do hope you are NOT using @enddate like this:

select * from some_table where a_datetime_field < @enddate;

If you are, it should be a datetime or date datatype

and don't ever assume MM/DD/YYYYY is "always safe to use" because it isn't
0

Featured Post

Online Training Solution

Drastically shorten your training time with WalkMe's advanced online training solution that Guides your trainees to action. Forget about retraining and skyrocket knowledge retention rates.

Question has a verified solution.

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

How to leverage one TLS certificate to encrypt Microsoft SQL traffic and Remote Desktop Services, versus creating multiple tickets for the same server.
In this article we will learn how to fix  “Cannot install SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 2: Unable to install windows installer msi file” error ?
Using examples as well as descriptions, and references to Books Online, show the documentation available for date manipulation functions and by using a select few of these functions, show how date based data can be manipulated with these functions.
Via a live example, show how to shrink a transaction log file down to a reasonable size.

732 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