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Date Columns


I am having trouble with getting dates with greater granularity than days out
of the InstantDB database.

The dates are added to the database as a java.util.Date object.  When I llok at
them as they are entered the date is something like Mon Dec 06 10:25:00 PST 1999
When I retrieve dates from the database they always appear as Dec 06 1999 and
the time appears as 4:00 p.m.

It appears as though the time is being discarded in the database and, when I
retrieve it, a default of 00:00:00 GMT is being appended which then becomes 4
p.m PST

I have tried using a dateFormat setting in the properties file and also a call
to SET DATE FORMAT prior to creating the table.  Neither had any effect.

I also tried wrapping the column name in the select with a call to the TO_DATE
function.  This resulted in a SQLException being thrown.

Does anyone have experience with getting times down to the granularity of a
second from InstantDB?

Thanks,

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Rich Coad
Tech Team
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