SqlFunctions.GetDate Method ()

.NET Framework (current version)

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)

<EdmFunctionAttribute("SqlServer", "GETDATE")>
Public Shared Function GetDate As Nullable(Of Date)

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
Available since 4.0
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