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What is timtimestamp in SQL Server?

What is the storage size of the timestamp?

  • The timestamp has a storage size of 8 bytes that can accept date and time values ranging from 4713 BC and 294276 AD and provides a resolution of 1 microsecond or 14 digits.

What is a valid timestamp data expression?

  • A valid timestamp data expression consists of a date and a time, followed by an optional BC or AD. In this case, a valid timestamp data expression consists of a date and a time, followed by a time_zone expression concatenated with a ‘+/-’ sign based on the position of the time zone with respect to ‘GMT’ and finally followed by an optional BC or AD.

What is timestamptz in PostgreSQL?

  • For example, in PostgreSQL, we have a “timestamptz” data type that takes care of time zone changes as well. Timestamptz data type also has a storage size similar to a timestamp of 8 bytes that can accept date and time values ranging from 4713 BC and 294276 AD and provides a resolution of 1 microsecond or 14 digits.

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