SQL Server – Calculating Business Days Between Two Dates (With Holiday Exclusion)

Note: The post is the same as the previous one for Oracle but this is for SQL Server. Although the date arithmetic gets a little complicated by the SQL Server syntax, the concept is the same. If you search the web on how to calculate the number of business days between two dates in SQL … Continue reading SQL Server – Calculating Business Days Between Two Dates (With Holiday Exclusion)

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Oracle – Calculating Business Days Between Two Dates (With Holiday Exclusion)

If you search the web on how to calculate the number of business days between two dates in Oracle, you would see so many results. Here is one more with some explanation to go with it. There is no magic to it. It is simple and straight-forward and this is as basic as it can … Continue reading Oracle – Calculating Business Days Between Two Dates (With Holiday Exclusion)

Oracle – Interval Datatype – Extracting Components (Years/Months/Days/Hours/Minutues/Seconds)- Usage Example Reference

If you have not checked my quick intro to the Interval datatype here, please do so before reading on. Now, that we know the “interval” data type, let us see how we can extract out the individual components within it for both the “DAY TO SECOND” and “YEAR TO MONTH” variations. The following example should … Continue reading Oracle – Interval Datatype – Extracting Components (Years/Months/Days/Hours/Minutues/Seconds)- Usage Example Reference

Oracle’s INTERVAL Datatype Basics & Usage Examples

Oracle “Interval” data type is a new data type that was introduced in version 9i. In simple, terms, prior to 9i, if one needed to find the “duration” between a start time and end time, the query syntax was not too awkward but results were not human friendly. Without INTERVAL's help In the example below, … Continue reading Oracle’s INTERVAL Datatype Basics & Usage Examples