----- Original Message -----
To: "Dirk Bremer (NISC)" <dirk.bremer@stripped>
Sent: Monday, September 27, 2004 14:30
Subject: Re: Date Range
> I think you are very close but you are missing the LAST day of each month.
> I think you need to change your WHERE to read
> WHERE queue_time >= @Start AND queue_time < @BegOfMonth
> Reasoning: If @BegOfMonth is '2004-09-01' then @End will be '2004-08-31'.
> If queue_time is a datetime value somewhen during the day of 8/31 (like
> '2004-08-31 13:15:46') then you miss it with "< @End". Because of the time
> component, you still miss that event if you change the comparator to "<=".
> You need to compare to < the next date (@BegOfMonth).
> '2004-08-31 13:15:46' < '2004-08-31' is false
> '2004-08-31 13:15:46' <= '2004-08-31' is false
> '2004-08-31 13:15:46' < '2004-09-01' is true
> Shawn Green
> Database Administrator
> Unimin Corporation - Spruce Pine
You are correct. It also eliminates any purpose for the @End variable, which
I just tested it and the results were correct. Thanks a lot. It's still
Dirk Bremer - Systems Programmer II - ESS/AMS - NISC St. Peters
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