display datetime column with data and time in sql server

Hi experts,

I'm using sql server 2008 R2.

This is table is a copy of the Employees table found in the Northwind Database.

I have a table called TestEmployees that looks like this:

TestEmployees table
If you notice the Birthdate column, this is a datetime datatype.

The format for that column is: 1948-12-08 00:00:00.000

I want to create a column that returns the date format in this format:   12/08/1948 00:00:00.000

When I run this

SELECT [EmployeeID]
      -- convert DateTime to varchar
      ,CONVERT(varchar(30), [BirthDate], 101) AS BirthDate2
      ,CONVERT(varchar(30), [BirthDate], 110) AS BirthDate3
      -- convert varchar to DateTime
      ,CONVERT(SMALLDATETIME, REPLACE([BirthDate], '@', ' '), 110) as BirthDate4
      -- convert varchar to DateTime
      ,CONVERT(SMALLDATETIME, REPLACE([BirthDate], '@', ' '), 101) as BirthDate5  
FROM [Employees]

I get this:

my query

Here is my fiddle for it


Anyone know the syntax to create a column that returns the BirthDate column in this format:   12/08/1948 00:00:00.000
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Jim HornMicrosoft SQL Server Data DudeCommented:
Looking in SQL expert PortletPaul's article SQL Server Date Styles (formats) using CONVERT() that would be SELECT convert(varchar, Birthdate ,101) for just the date.  Not abundantly certain you can do the formatting and the time component.
Scott PletcherSenior DBACommented:
You'll need to combine two formats:

SELECT CONVERT(char(11), [BirthDate], 101) + CONVERT(varchar(12), [BirthDate], 114)

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