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December 2004 Blog Posts

Date Only and Time Only User Defined Dataypes in SQL Server 2000

I talked about separating dates from times for certain columns in your database. One thing I have never really used before in SQL Server 2000 is user-defined datatypes and rules. Rules are like CHECK constraints, but from what I understand they are very non-standard.

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posted @ Thursday, December 02, 2004 2:41 PM | Feedback (8) | Filed Under [ T-SQL Code Library - SQL DateTime Data ]

Breaking apart the DateTime datatype -- Separating Dates from Times in your Tables

I don't like storing dates along with the time portion in my database tables. Sure, I use the datatype, but I wish SQL provided a “Date” datatype and a “Time” datatype that were separate. It really sometimes requires too much work in T-SQL to separate the date portion from the time portion, and often in a WHERE clasue you don't care about the time, you just want data for a single day.

posted @ Thursday, December 02, 2004 11:17 AM | Feedback (10) | Filed Under [ T-SQL DateTime Data ]

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