SQL SERVER – Find Last Date Time Updated for Any Table

I just received an email from one of my regular readers who is curious to know if there is any way to find out when a table is recently updated (or last date time updated). I was ready with my answer! I promptly suggested him that if a table contains UpdatedDate or ModifiedDate date column with default together with value GETDATE(), he should make use of it. On close observation, the table is not required to keep history when any row is inserted. However, the sole prerequisite is to be aware of when any table has been updated. That’s it!

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SQL SERVER – Retrieve – Select Only Date Part From DateTime – Best Practice – Part 2

A year ago I wrote post about SQL SERVER – Retrieve – Select Only Date Part From DateTime – Best Practice where I have discussed two different methods of getting datepart from datetime. Method 1: SELECT DATEADD(D, 0, DATEDIFF(D, 0, GETDATE())) Method 2: SELECT CONVERT(VARCHAR(10),GETDATE(),111) I have summarized my post…
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