Returns the current system date and time in the standard internal format for datetime values that are supported by SQL Server Compact.



GETDATE ( )


datetime

The following example uses GETDATE to supply information for a date column.

CREATE TABLE MyOrders (OrderID int IDENTITY(100, 1) PRIMARY KEY, CompanyName nvarchar(50), OrderDate datetime);
INSERT INTO MyOrders (CompanyName, OrderDate) VALUES ('A. Datum Corporation', GETDATE());
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