Re: How to calculate time difference excluding weekends (saturday and sunday)
Date: Wed, 30 Apr 2008 07:29:31 -0700 (PDT)
On Apr 30, 9:49 am, deepakp <deepak10..._at_hotmail.com> wrote:
> I have an Oracle table that has 2 Date fields..i.e. the data type -
> Field 1: START_DATE sample value "2008-04-04 12:00:00";
> Field 2: END_DATE sample value "2008-04-07 05:46:07";
> If I subtract one date from another, I can get the time difference.
> Round((END_DATE - START_DATE), 4) AS TOTAL_DAYS
> The above results in 3.7404
> Between 2008-04-04 and 2008-04-07, there is Saturday and Sunday which
> are 2008-04-05 and 2008-04-06.
> I would like them to be excluded.
> Hence, the resultant that I'm looking for should be 1.7404 -- not
> Is there a simple way to get the desired solution?
Have you tried a Google search of the Usenet archives, or even a regular Google search?
http://groups.google.com/group/comp.databases.oracle.misc/browse_thread/thread/5a8545a4f3698ee0 http://groups.google.com/group/comp.databases.oracle.misc/browse_thread/thread/cad8621182ae7d1b http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=site%3Aasktom.oracle.com+weekends+business+days
IT Manager/Oracle DBA
K&M Machine-Fabricating, Inc. Received on Wed Apr 30 2008 - 09:29:31 CDT