GETDATE (SSIS Expression)

APPLIES TO: yesSQL Server, including on Linux yesAzure SQL Database yesAzure SQL Data Warehouse noParallel Data Warehouse

Returns the current date of the system in a DT_DBTIMESTAMP format. The GETDATE function takes no arguments.

Note

The length of the return result from the GETDATE function is 29 characters.

Syntax

  
GETDATE()  

Arguments

None

Result Types

DT_DBTIMESTAMP

Expression Examples

This example returns the year of the current date.

DATEPART("year",GETDATE())  

This example returns the number of days between a date in the ModifiedDate column and the current date.

DATEDIFF("dd",ModifiedDate,GETDATE())  

This example adds three months to the current date.

DATEADD("Month",3,GETDATE())  

See Also

GETUTCDATE (SSIS Expression)
Functions (SSIS Expression)