SqlFunctions.GetDate SqlFunctions.GetDate SqlFunctions.GetDate SqlFunctions.GetDate Method


Returns the current database system timestamp as a datetime value without the database time zone offset. This value is derived from the operating system of the computer on which the instance of SQL Server is running.

 static Nullable<DateTime> GetDate();
[System.Data.Objects.DataClasses.EdmFunction("SqlServer", "GETDATE")]
public static Nullable<DateTime> GetDate ();
static member GetDate : unit -> Nullable<DateTime>
Public Shared Function GetDate () As Nullable(Of DateTime)


The current database timestamp.


You cannot call this function directly. This function can only appear within a LINQ to Entities query.

This function is translated to a corresponding function in the database. For information about the corresponding SQL Server function, see GETDATE (Transact-SQL).

Applies to