This is absolutely the wrong thing to do. Dates should not be stored as integers.
What are the business rules stating that you should convert the column from a DATETIME datatype to BIGINT? In other words, why do they want to do this?
is pronounced ree-bar and is a Modenism for R
First step towards the paradigm shift of writing Set Based code: Stop thinking about what you want to do to a row... think, instead, of what you want to do to a column.
Although they tell us that they want it real bad, our primary goal is to ensure that we dont actually give it to them that way.
Although change is inevitable, change for the better is not.
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