Extract And Pad Date Parts In SQL
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Example T-SQL script to extract year, month, day, hour, minute, and second parts from a datetime, and pad them with leading zeros as needed. Useful for creating an ISO8601 date string.
-- Extract and pad parts of a datetime (also convert parts to strings) declare @now datetime set @now = getDate() select datename(yyyy, @now) as year , right(N'0' + convert(nvarchar(2), month(@now)), 2) as month , right(N'0' + datename(d, @now), 2) as day , right(N'0' + datename(hh, @now), 2) as hour , right(N'0' + datename(n, @now), 2) as minute , right(N'0' + datename(s, @now), 2) as second