Re: date format in epoch

To get sysdate converted in seconds since 01-JAN-1970 try this:


select (SYSDATE - TO_DATE('01011970000000' , 'ddmmyyyyhh24miss')) * 86400 AS 
epoch_date
FROM   dual
/

Best regards,

Carel-Jan Engel

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On Tue, 2006-05-16 at 12:04 -0700, Anthony Ettinger wrote:

> I have dates in the database as "seconds since epoch"..
> 
> I need to select items where start_time >= epoch(sysdate - 7);
> 
> How do I get the sysdate converting to epoch easily within the sql code?
> 
> 



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