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Difference between two dates in months

 
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mallikannasagaram

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 26, 2007 6:01 am    Post subject: Difference between two dates in months
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Hi,

I have a requirement in which i need to calculate the difference between two dates interms of months. Is there any possibility of finding the difference using DB2 query?Please let me know the query if there is a way of finding it.

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dick scherrer

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 26, 2007 6:45 am    Post subject:
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Hello,

Please post what you are using as input and how you want the output to be presented.
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 26, 2007 7:47 am    Post subject: Difference between two dates in months
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Hi,

The input is 2 different dates.

Here is the example for better understanding:
Date 1 = '2007-09-10'
Date 2 = '2006-12-22'

Then my output should be 9 months.


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Mallik
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Craq Giegerich

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 26, 2007 7:58 am    Post subject: Re: Difference between two dates in months
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mallikannasagaram wrote:
Hi,

The input is 2 different dates.

Here is the example for better understanding:
Date 1 = '2007-09-10'
Date 2 = '2006-12-22'

Then my output should be 9 months.


Thanks,
Mallik

The results of subtracting 2 date using DB2 is a signed 8 digit number (yyyymmdd), you can use that to calculate the number of months (yyyy * 12) + mm.
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mallikannasagaram

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 26, 2007 8:03 am    Post subject: Difference between two dates in months
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Hi Crag,

can you explain it with example?

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