AT TIME ZONE

New time functions in SQL 2016

Converts an inputdate to the corresponding datetimeoffset value in the target time zone. If inputdate is provided without offset information, the function applies the offset of the time zone assuming that inputdate value is provided in the target time zone. If inputdate is provided as a datetimeoffset value, than AT TIME ZONE clause converts it into the target time zone using time zone conversion rules.

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SQL 2016 SP1 – Consistent Programming Surface Area

On 16th Nov 2016, Microsoft announced the support for ‘Consistent Programming Surface Area’ across all editions of SQL Server with few exceptions. Please refer to the https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/sqlreleaseservices/sql-server-2016-service-pack-1-sp1-released. The key value proposition is that it allows customers to use the same code base independent of the editions in SQL Server. Continuar leyendo “SQL 2016 SP1 – Consistent Programming Surface Area”