I need to get the difference in days between two dates in DB2. I tried a couple of different queries but nothing seems to be working. So basically what i need to get is something like this.
SELECT DAYS (CURRENT DATE) - DAYS (DATE(CHDLM)) FROM CHCART00 WHERE CHSTAT = '05';
I know that if I remove CHDLM and specify a date like '2012-02-20' it works but I need to be able to run this against that field in the table. I also try this query that was given to me by a friend by is not working either.
select days (current date) - days (date(select concat(concat(concat(concat(left(a2.chdlm,4),'-'),substr(a2.chdlm,4,2)),'-'),right(a2.chdlm,2))) from sysibm.sysdummy1 a1, chcart00 a2 where chstat = '05';
Please any help will be greatly appreciate it. Thanks
Pinned topic Calculating how many days are between two dates in DB2?
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Updated on 2012-04-02T15:34:12Z at 2012-04-02T15:34:12Z by stevewatson
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Re: Calculating how many days are between two dates in DB2?2012-03-02T19:14:46ZThis is the accepted answer. This is the accepted answer.Hi,
I think this one is easier (assumed your date is CHAR(8) in the format YYYYMMDD):
Select Days(Current_Date) - Days(CHDLM concat '000000'),
Days(Current_Date) - Days(Timestamp_Format(CHDLM, 'YYYYMMDD'))