You can use the same technique here. Azure sql database with the exception of azure sql managed instance and azure synapse analytics follow utc.
Similarly the try convert can also be used to convert the datetime to a date.
How to get day from getdate in sql server. Returns 7 digits of precision. This query will return the current date time of your local machine. Note that the getdate function returns the current database server s datetime.
We can use day function to get the day part of the datetime in sql server. Use at time zone in azure sql database or azure synapse analytics if you need to interpret date and time information in a non utc time zone. Select getdate today day getdate day.
Just execute the next query. The basic query that returns the date and time for sql server is. But not to worry you can use the datename or format functions for that.
Returns utc timestamp select sysdatetime. Select convert date getdate in my case the result is. Get the date and time right now where sql server is running.
Sometimes we need to get the day of week in name or number. Sql server getdate function overview the getdate function returns the current system timestamp as a datetime value without the database time zone offset. Following are the different ways of getting day part of the datetime in sql server also read how to get day or weekday name from date in sql server.
The datepart function returns its result as an integer and therefore you won t be able to get the month name or weekday name from the date. 13 04 2020 18 54 05 1 the simplest way to return date only. For an overview of all transact sql date and time data types and functions see date and time data types and functions transact sql.
To get the name of the day of week you can use datename function and to get the number of the day of week you can use datepart function. The following shows the syntax of the getdate function. Sql server has a couple of inbuilt functions to get the day of week from the given date.
The datetime value is derived from the operating system os of the server on which the instance of sql server is running. For more examples see datepart examples in sql server. Convert datetime to date using the try convert function.
Date and time specific to sql server select getutcdate. The datename function. Getdate returns the current sql servers timestamp in datetime format.
On sql server 2008 or higher versions you can use the cast to date datatype to achieve this. In my earlier article i have explained how to get date from datetime variable. Date and time standard ansi sql so compatible across dbs select getdate.
Day part of datetime in sql server. In my case the result is.