Q
Problem solve Get help with specific problems with your technologies, process and projects.

Displaying time, including milliseconds

I am using the Oracle9i database. In one of my applications, I need to display time, including milliseconds. The...

current format is "Hour:Minutes;Seconds". The required format is "Hours:Minutes:Seconds:Milliseconds". Can you help in this issue?

A date datatype does not contain milliseconds. A timestamp datatype stores fractional seconds. If you are using dates you'll have to convert them to timestamp datatypes.

However, if you are using timestamps, try this:

create table ts_info ( ts1 timestamp )
/

insert into ts_info (ts1)
  values (systimestamp)
/
  
commit
/

select ts1, 
       to_char(ts1, 'YYYY-MM-DD HH24:MI:SS.FF') 
from ts_info
/


Dig Deeper on Oracle and SQL

Have a question for an expert?

Please add a title for your question

Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.

You will be able to add details on the next page.

Start the conversation

Send me notifications when other members comment.

Please create a username to comment.

-ADS BY GOOGLE

SearchDataManagement

SearchBusinessAnalytics

SearchSAP

SearchSQLServer

TheServerSide.com

SearchDataCenter

SearchContentManagement

SearchHRSoftware

Close