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I am trying to part a datetime value and build it together removing minutes, seconds and so on. I want the values to be hourly.

Usually this works on a SQL Server 2012 machine:

DATETIME2FROMPARTS( DATEPART(year, datum), DATEPART(month, datum), DATEPART(day, datum), DATEPART(hour, datum), 0, 0, 0, 0) as dtHour

But unfortunately in SQL Server 2008 it does not! Which function do I need, to fulfill the same job?

I also looked up this reference: Date&Time functions but this were all only SQL Server 2012 compliant.

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You can make it a bit shorter.

dateadd(hour, datediff(hour, 0, datum), 0)

This calculates the number of hours between 1900-01-01 00:00:00.000 and datum and adds that value to 1900-01-01 00:00:00.000.

  • nice : ) thank you! ps: i tried to upvote, but unfortunately SO doesnt allow me to upvote, because i dont have 15 rep. points – Erdinc Ay Nov 29 '13 at 12:18
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    You now have more than enough rep! – Max Vernon Nov 29 '13 at 20:09

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