PipelineBuffer.GetDate Method

Gets the DateTime value stored in the PipelineBuffer column.

Namespace:  Microsoft.SqlServer.Dts.Pipeline
Assembly:  Microsoft.SqlServer.PipelineHost (in Microsoft.SqlServer.PipelineHost.dll)


Public Function GetDate ( _
    columnIndex As Integer _
) As DateTime
Dim instance As PipelineBuffer
Dim columnIndex As Integer
Dim returnValue As DateTime

returnValue = instance.GetDate(columnIndex)
public DateTime GetDate(
    int columnIndex
DateTime GetDate(
    int columnIndex
member GetDate : 
        columnIndex:int -> DateTime 
public function GetDate(
    columnIndex : int
) : DateTime


Return Value

Type: System.DateTime
The DateTime value stored in the PipelineBuffer column.


This method works with the DT_DBDATE data type in Integration Services.

If the value of the column is null, the PipelineBuffer throws a ColumnIsNullException. You can check for a null value by calling the IsNull method.

For a complete list of Integration Services data types and the corresponding Get and Set methods of the PipelineBuffer class to use with each type, see Working with Data Types in the Data Flow.