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How to get the timestamp column in only milliseconds from PostgreSQL?

I have a column "created" with type timestamp without time zone default now() in a PostgreSQL database. If I select colums, it has a nice and readable format per default: SELECT created FROM ...
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Why does time zone have such a crazy offset-from-UTC on year 0001 in Postgres?

In Postgres 9.5, I was surprised to see the result seen below while experimenting with year 0001 (no year zero 0000). Offset of -07:52:58? Some example code. Note that I mixed use of TIMESTAMP WITH ...
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Help with adding a time filter to Postgres query

I've asked this question over in SE GIS, but told it would be better suited to this SE, so here goes... I know Postgres is brilliant for grouping points based on their spatial values - that I can do ...
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PostgreSQL ODBC and Microsoft Access date/time in aggregate functions

I am trying to replace our MS Access 2003 databases with PostgreSQL 9.3. The first step is to use our MS Access front end to the upsized databases in PostgreSQL. Everything seems to work very well ...
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SQL current timestamp

I have made a featureclass for a utility company where they can register measures set up to mitigate problems with rats, called "mitigation measure". From this feature class it is possible to state if ...
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Exchange rate table and conversion on the fly in query

I'm working on a small project and I'm have arrived to the point where I let a user chose in which currency to display items. I'm working with Java and my first thought was that I would use some kind ...
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current_timestamp default column value working in Windows but not in Linux

This MySql query runs fine in Windows: CREATE TABLE `posts`.`table` ( `idTable` INT NOT NULL AUTO_INCREMENT, `Column1` DATETIME NULL DEFAULT CURRENT_TIMESTAMP, PRIMARY KEY (`idTable`)); In ...
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MySQL Set UTC time as default timestamp

How do I set a timestamp column whose default value is the current UTC time? MySQL uses UTC_TIMESTAMP() function for UTC timestamp: mysql> SELECT UTC_TIMESTAMP(); +---------------------+ | ...
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Select Unique Fields with Max Values in Each?

I have a table with names, numbers, and timestamps on the data. I want to know how to select a unique instance of each name based on how recent the timestamp is. Addy (text), NW (number), UDate ...
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Automatically set timestamps for “create” and “modified”?

I have currently following SQL table: CREATE TABLE IF NOT EXISTS `xyz` ( `id` bigint(20) NOT NULL, `guid` char(36) NOT NULL, `ts_created` timestamp NOT NULL DEFAULT CURRENT_TIMESTAMP, ...
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Logic to convert a UTC date-time to a specific time zone

I have a table which has 1 row per event. Each event has a datetime stamp column which has values in UTC time. Each row has an associated local timezone in which the event occurred. I have a DIM ...
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Filter column by records matching a timezone in Postgres

I want to check whether any rows in my column (TIMESTAMP WITH TIME ZONE) are not stored using UTC. Is there a query I can write to match values that are stored with a TZ offset of 1 or 8 or 11 or (not ...
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Convert a Unix timestamp to a DATETIME in a View

I have a table that stores a unix timestamp. To query this as a date, I'm attempting to convert this timestamp to a datetime type in a view. Unfortunately, I can only seem to get the DATE portion out. ...
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Default value for “microtime” column in MySQL

My interest is to store the time with FSP of 6. As I've read, this cannot be achieved with TIMESTAMP or DATETIME data types. So, I have a double field to store the output of the microtime function. ...
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Syntax to change a DB2 timestamp from CST to EST

I am writing a code and the source are two DB2 databases. I see that both of them have a different timestamps. (one shows CST and another is EST). I need to make sure that both of them have similar ...
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Table replication with extra TIMESTAMP column on slave

I have a table on master and same table on slave with an extra column like InsertTime timestamp DEFAULT CURRENT_TIMESTAMP I want to keep record of time when there is update on slave. Replication ...
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Difference between now() and current_timestamp

In PostgreSQL, I use the now() and current_timestamp function and I see no difference: # SELECT now(), current_timestamp; now | now ...
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How to convert timestamp / rowversion to a date and time in SQL Server?

How to convert timestamp / rowversion to a date and time in SQL Server? I have several tables where I would like to track the last update, with column names like ModifiedAt, UpdatedAt, UpdatedDate. ...
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Using timestamp plus integer as primary key

In Sql Server, what would the drawbacks and disadvantages be of using a primary key that is: Two Character Table Identifier + YEAR + MONTH + DAY + HOUR + MINUTE + MILLISECOND + random integer between ...
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How to best store a timestamp in PostgreSQL?

I'm working on a PostgreSQL DB design and I am wondering how best to store timestamps. Assumptions Users in different timezones will use the database for all CRUD functions. I have looked at 2 ...
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How to get the difference in days between 2 timestamps in PostgreSQL

I have a table named accounts. I am interested in retrieving those accounts whose status has not been updated since more than 10 days. I thought about this query and it seemed to work but I am not ...
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SQL server 2000 transactions with the same time

I have a BIG problem here. I'm creating a program that can be looping if the connection to the server is broken. But when the program is running for a few months, I found a bug on SQL server 2000. I ...
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Oracle 11g r2: Cannot create partition on timestamp field

I have data with a timestamp field of the form '2014-01-01 00:00:00.99' in one of the columns. I want to create a new partition for the table every month. For this I did something like this. CREATE ...
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Unix timestamp conversion

How can I output my Unix timestamps to human readable GMT? SELECT category ,fullname ,shortname ,idnumber ,startdate ,visible ,timecreated ...
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Single data type for imprecise date values, as allowed by ISO 8601

How can I store date and time values with reduced precision in a PostgreSQL type, and have them behave as date and/or time values? ISO 8601 allows date values with reduced precision. ‘1964’, ...
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Postgres automatic insert time stamp with time zone (india) [closed]

Is there any way to insert timestamp with zone automatically when query is inserted ? (just like id auto increment as i don't want to pass the the parameters in sql as time its same every where if we ...
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Mysql date_add returns wrong row in python, right row in phpmyadmin [closed]

I am trying to get the first and last record from a month. In phpmyadmin I ge the correct result. In python I don't. In fact python returns the same row for both of these queries. First number is ...
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compare time difference between current time with last data timestamp

I have a data server recording data every second. i need to setup a cron job that that runs a script that can give a reply if the now() is 24 hours more than the last data recorded. So that I can ...
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Organize repeating timestamped values in schema

I am creating models to hold some financial data. The information frequently is split into timestamped values, e.g: Some value, now | as of Jan 1st | as of Jun 1st | as of Sep 1st There are ...
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Last occurance of time relative to now()

What's the most elegant way to ask Postgres for the last 4:05pm relative to now()? I have been writing a fairly elaborate CASE with date_trunc's and my guess is it can be accomplished in a much ...
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MySQL - How do I Calculate an Average Value Over a Period of Time When Only Value Changes are Recorded

I am tracking the sales price of various items, and I would like to calculate the average price of each item over a period of time. My simplified tables look like this: Items ------------------ |key ...
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Get currentmilliseconds in postgres

I'm working on timestamp/datetime in my application. I'm using postgres db. What is the way to get current milliseconds (something like 1412706599000) in postgres?
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Time series and gap filling [closed]

I have to choose a database server for storing big time series data. Currently I use PostgreSQL, but I've found that Vertica supports automatic gap filling for missing data and that's really nice. ...
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fixed length table

I only have ever used mysql and storing data on .txt files. Currently I'm working with tick data (I have node.js on my server). My custom setup so far stores a fixed amount of tick data as comma ...
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How do I get the difference in minutes from 2 timestamp columns?

Can't seem to figure this out. Just need the difference in minutes between 2 oracle timestamp columns. END_TS START_TS ...
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Query MST instead of UTC for timestamps

on SQL Server, i'm trying to query all of last months data based off of the time stamp, however, all those timestamps are in UTC and i need them to be in MST (the reason is mainly for the end dates) ...
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Keep trailing zeros on Timestamp SELECT

This is the issue: I am reading rows with a timestamp column from a table and I need to make sure that the database returns the timestamp with a fixed width. But I am encountering instances where the ...
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Timeline or time function in PostgreSQL

In MySQL I can use this select which show timeline view on data in my table/tables. SELECT COUNT(atribute), connection_timestamp FROM db GROUP BY DAYOFYEAR(connection_timestamp) ORDER BY ...
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What's the best database if i want save data temporally? [closed]

I want to create a datalog system so I need to store some int data temporally. What would be the best database (Relational, NO-SQL or some specific) for that purpose? And what would be the best way to ...
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Database timestamp

What's the definition of timestamp? The timestamp is just for a transaction? (no matter what actions are in the transaction. The timestamp is always the time when the transaction happened). OR the ...
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How can I always get Timestamp in certain format without having to explicitly define it everytime

When I run a select on a timestamp I get something like: 2015-01-02T23:22:36.000Z, 1/7/2015 11:03:31 AM In order to format properly I have to do: SELECT to_char(entered, 'MM/DD/YYYY HH12:MI:SS ...
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Constrain Partial Values in Timestamp

I'm working on a some Create Table statements for a project I have. I have two columns (StartDate, EndDate) where the data type is Timestamp. One of the requirements is to ensure that the date is ...
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Select statement for selecting every week's log record

Here is a simplified version of the table in question: +------------------------------------------------------+ | DatabaseName | LogRecordNumber | LogTimestamp | ...
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How do I get the current unix timestamp from PostgreSQL?

Unix timestamp is the number of seconds since midnight UTC January 1, 1970. How do I get the correct unix timestamp from PostgreSQL? When comparing to currenttimestamp.com and timestamp.1e5b.de I ...
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Calculating difference between consecutive timestamps. Error when i reach the hour mark

I am using MySQL I have a table that contains among other things an id a time in the format date:time (YYYYhhmmss) and a readingvalue. The difference between each reading value is 300 seconds but ...
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MySQL timestamp timezone handling

Does the timestamp data type represent an instant-in-time or a year-month-date-hour-minute-second value? An instant in time is a moment, like the moment you started reading this, and it can be ...
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select rows where timestamp is a multiple of n seconds

I am logging live data to a database where it is then selected by a php script and posted to a graph on a webpage. A new datapoint is added every second and I have been graphing the most recent 300 ...
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mysql - query records to fetch by time stamp

I've a MySql 5.6 DB with a simple table (MyISAM) . | UniqueKey | TimeStamp | ------------------------- | 1 | 1024125412 | | 2 | 1024125413 | | 3 | 1024125414 | My table ...
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Choosing the Most Recently Entered Non-Blank Value When Many Values Exist

I have run into a problem where some IDs have multiple names associated with them. That is, if I have a location ID from one table and need to pull the location's name from another table based on the ...
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Constrain a postgres timestamp to “End of day”?

Given a table named bananas and a timestamp without time zone column named end_time and some psql clients have set timezone to 'UTC' and other psql clients have set timezone to 'US/Eastern' and the ...