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'19:12:43 CDT 05/23/2007' this is event_date but it is in varchar datatype.

How can we convert varchar datatype to date time datatype any body plz give suggestion
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The problem is that "CDT" in the middle. SQL Server does not have UTC data types (maybe in 2008?) and cannot do anything with a timezone. Are all of your times in the same timezone?

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Please don't double-post questions.

http://www.sqlservercentral.com/Forums/FindPost585845.aspx

It will have the opposite effect than what was intended, since you will tend to piss people off.

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