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Applies To: SQL Server 2014, SQL Server 2016 Preview

Topic Status: Some information in this topic is preview and subject to change in future releases. Preview information describes new features or changes to existing features in Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Community Technology Preview 2 (CTP2).

Returns a datetime value for the specified date and time.

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Applies to: SQL Server (SQL Server 2012 through current version), Azure SQL Database, Azure SQL Data Warehouse Public Preview.

DATETIMEFROMPARTS ( year, month, day, hour, minute, seconds, milliseconds )


Integer expression specifying a year.


Integer expression specifying a month.


Integer expression specifying a day.


Integer expression specifying hours.


Integer expression specifying minutes.


Integer expression specifying seconds.


Integer expression specifying milliseconds.

DATETIMEFROMPARTS returns a fully initialized datetime value. If the arguments are not valid, then an error is raised. If required arguments are null, then a null is returned.

This function is capable of being remoted to SQL Server 2016 servers and above. It will not be remoted to servers that have a version below SQL Server 2016.

SELECT DATETIMEFROMPARTS ( 2010, 12, 31, 23, 59, 59, 0 ) AS Result;

Here is the result set.

2010-12-31 23:59:59.000

(1 row(s) affected)
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