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DateCeiling Function

By Gordon Klundt,


This function takes a given date and a date part and rounds up to the nearest date part.

Example:
In order to round '2010-11-03 17:44:10.117' up to the nearest hour ('2010-11-03 18:00:00.000')
select dbo.dateceiling(cast('2010-11-03 17:44:10.117' as datetime),'hh')

This function is helpful when aggregating lot dates by a date part (hour, day, etc).
See also: DateFloor Function

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