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Friday, December 16, 2011

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The SQL GETDATE function is used to get the current date and time. This function is used when querying a Microsoft SQL Server. For MySQL Server, you can use the NOW function.



SELECT GETDATE() as [Current Date and Time]


Current Date and Time
2011-12-12 23:03:14.873

Aside from querying for the current date and time, you could use this function in the configuration of a table so that the current date and time is used when null values are passed. You can also use this function in an INSERT INTO statement as well. There are many differnt ways to use this function.

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