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mysql query with date search



7:47 pm on Jan 6, 2011 (gmt 0)

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I have a table which has dates for events.
the mysql column type is datetime

Now I have a calendar which returns date only (not time)
and I have full date and time both in mysql records.

So I want to run the query so it searches for all the events in that specific date?

please advise.

thanks in advance.


8:13 pm on Jan 6, 2011 (gmt 0)

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Readable way:


Optimized way (if you have millions of records):

where event_date > "$date 00:00:00" and event_date <= "$date 23:59:59"


8:25 pm on Jan 6, 2011 (gmt 0)

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thanks very much for helping. Yes, I already tried with DATE() and it worked perfectly fine.

Thanks again for your help.

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