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SYSDATE
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A date/time function that returns the current local date and time.
Synopsis
SYSDATE
Description
SYSDATE takes no arguments and returns the current local date and time as a timestamp in %TimeStamp data type format (yyyy-mm-dd hh:mm:ss.ffff). SYSDATE returns the current local date and time for this timezone; it adjusts for local time variants, such as Daylight Saving Time.
By default, SYSDATE returns time in whole second increments. This default can be configured.
Note:
SYSDATE is a synonym for the argumentless CURRENT_TIMESTAMP function. The CURRENT_TIMESTAMP function is preferred for use in Caché SQL. The SYSDATE function is provided for compatibility with other versions of SQL.
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