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SqlFunctions.GetDate Method

Returns the current database system timestamp as a datetime value without the database time zone offset. This value is derived from the operating system of the computer on which the instance of SQL Server is running.

Namespace:  System.Data.Objects.SqlClient
Assembly:  System.Data.Entity (in System.Data.Entity.dll)

'Declaration
<EdmFunctionAttribute("SqlServer", "GETDATE")> _
Public Shared Function GetDate As Nullable(Of DateTime)

Return Value

Type: System.Nullable(Of DateTime)
The current database timestamp.

You cannot call this function directly. This function can only appear within a LINQ to Entities query.

This function is translated to a corresponding function in the database. For information about the corresponding SQL Server function, see GETDATE (Transact-SQL).

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4
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