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DATE function [Date and time]

Converts the expression into a date, and removes any hours, minutes, or seconds.

For information about controlling the interpretation of date formats, see date_order option [database].

Syntax
DATE( expression )
Returns

DATE

Parameters
  • expression   The value to be converted to date format, typically a string.

Standards and compatibility
  • SQL/2003   Vendor extension.

Example

The following statement returns the value 1999-01-02 as a date.

SELECT DATE( '1999-01-02 21:20:53' );

The following statement returns the create dates of all the objects listed in the SYSOBJECT system view:

SELECT DATE( creation_time ) FROM SYSOBJECT;