Praveen Praveen - 4 months ago 8
SQL Question

how to extract only the year from the date in sql server 2008?

In sql server 2008, how to extract only the year from the date.
In DB I have a column for date, from that I need to extract the year.
Is there any function for that?

Answer
year(@date)
year(getdate())
year('20120101')

update table
set column = year(date_column)
whre ....

or if you need it in another table

 update t
   set column = year(t1.date_column)
     from table_source t1
     join table_target t on (join condition)
    where ....