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Datetime conversion

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Can I get some help in converting a column data formatted in (weekday,Month,date) Example:Monday, May 24th
to date time2

It gives me the following error:
Conversion failed when converting date and/or time from character string.




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Well, for starters, it's going to want a year.

I don't have 2k8 handy to run a direct test for datetime2, but stripping off the 'day of week' at the beginning by grabbing everything after the first comma, then appending ', 2010' to the end of the result should fix the issue.

IE: CAST( RIGHT( datefield, len(datefield) - charindex( ',', datefield)) + ', 2010' AS DATETIME) should work.


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I tried,but it gives me the same error ..

Please suggest.

Swetha K
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swethak13 (10/12/2010)
I tried,but it gives me the same error ..

Please suggest.

Swetha K


can you post details of the query you are using?

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Get rid of the "th" after "24".

select convert(datetime2,'May 24 2010') AS MyDate


Results:
MyDate                      
---------------------------
2010-05-24 00:00:00.0000000

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