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NOW function [Date and time]

Returns the current year, month, day, hour, minute, second, and fraction of a second. The accuracy is limited by the accuracy of the system clock.

NOW( * )

The information the NOW function returns is equivalent to the information returned by the GETDATE function and the CURRENT TIMESTAMP special value.

See also
Standards and compatibility
  • SQL/2003   Vendor extension.


The following statement returns the current date and time.