The TIME data type in SQL Server 2008 (and later)

Similarly to my previous post about the DATE data type in SQL Server 2008 and later, another data type, which was originally shipped in SQL Server 2008 is the “TIME” data type.

Again, without having to manipulate the current datetime for getting the time, you just have to cast it to the TIME data type. Here’s the syntax:

SELECT CAST(SYSDATETIME() as TIME) as [current_time];
GO

or

SELECT CAST(GETDATE() as TIME) as [current_time];
GO

 

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