Then, the easiest way to handle things like leading zeros and the like, is to let SQL Server do it all for you...
FROM (--==== Your table name would go here.... this is just for demo...
SELECT 1 AS Seconds UNION ALL
SELECT 10 UNION ALL
SELECT 100 UNION ALL
SELECT 1000 UNION ALL
SELECT 2000 UNION ALL
SELECT 3000 UNION ALL
Micheal Earl's method is probably better, though... if it does go over 3559 seconds, his will show minutes over 60. Mine is probably a bit faster because it has one less CONVERT, but it will not accomodate times over 59:59 and it will not warn you.
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.
"If you think its expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur."--Red Adair
"Change is inevitable... change for the better is not."
When you put the right degree of spin on it, the number 3|8
is also a glyph that describes the nature of a DBAs job. 😉
How to post code problems
Create a Tally Function (fnTally)