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Hi
I ask for generic advice on what field format is best to use to store dates in a database (SQLite).

if is a better choice to stored separately year, month and day into 3 separate fields or use one field for a complete date-time group?

I have to store information of this kind:
a person is assigned to a job for a certain day (one day only)
or also
a person is assigned to a job from a day to another day (a range of days)
then i have to query the database for a certain day so to know who is working to a certain job in a specific day.

Well, in the case of ranges of days (for example Mr. Bean works to JOB1 from May/15 to May/20) I have to store one record for each day of the range (6 record in this case) or use only one record with both dates in 2 fields of the same record?

the SQL query should 'ask' who is working on a specific day (even for days in the middle of the ranges).

My doubt is, what's the best way to store ranges of dates (as in the above example), so to be facilitated in the retrieval of those informations.

I'm afraid I'm not been clear, even if I did my best to be, anyway .... any suggestion is welcome..

Thank You

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I'd use something simple but efficient enough for the purpose: ISO strings (YYYY-MM-DD ad time if necessary). Then create two columns DateFrom and DateTo. Then your query will be using a fast where clause:

select id, name, firstname from schedule where date('now') between datefrom and dateto;

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Thank you @jchd!

exactly the answer I was looking for, concise and precise! :)

please, allow me one more question if I can,

What if I use a 'complete' date field as YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS (date and time) but then I don't fill the time part?

That is, can I create the Date field (the column) with also the time part (just for possible future use) , but leave it empty? or I have to fill anyway, maybe with a 'fixed' time-stamp , say 12:00:00 for example? and if so, then the complete date-time must also be used in the SQL query or the time part can be optional ?

Thanks again

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You can freely use full timestamps:

select date('now')    returns '2016-06-05'
select datetime('now')    returns '2016-06-05 19:00:09' (this is UTC time)

select '2016-06-19' between date('now') and '2017-12-31 23:59:59' as "workday"  returns 1 (true) in workday
select '2016-06-19 15:27:33' between date('now') and '2017-12-31' as "workday"  returns 1 (true) in workday

The magic with ISO dates is that they compare in all use cases, are human-friendly and are portable accross DBMSs, OSes, languages, countries.

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Thanks @jchd, I was not aware that you could select like that.  Will be simplifying my code. :)

@Chimp, you probably are aware, but SQLite supports this:

insert into test values (CURRENT_TIMESTAMP);

From here https://www.sqlite.org/lang_createtable.html

If the default value of a column is CURRENT_TIME, CURRENT_DATE or CURRENT_TIMESTAMP, then the value used in the new row is a text representation of the current UTC date and/or time. For CURRENT_TIME, the format of the value is "HH:MM:SS". For CURRENT_DATE, "YYYY-MM-DD". The format for CURRENT_TIMESTAMP is "YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS".

 

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Additional note: you can define a more subtle default timestamp using date(), time(), datetime(), julianday() or strftime() with any modifier combination suits your needs.

CREATE TABLE "A" (
  "Id" INTEGER NOT NULL PRIMARY KEY, 
  "Item1" CHAR DEFAULT (datetime('now', 'localtime', '+5 minutes', '+12.3456 seconds')));

 

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      Spiceworks on premise, now pretty abadonware, has a non crypted SQLite DB usually located in:
      c:\Program Files (x86)\Spiceworks\db\spiceworks_prod.db The query was the difficult part (at least for me), and I export in INI format because it was part of my effort to migrate from Spiceworks to a custom made system (Computer Plucker see this post) where I already parse .INI files in a custom MySQL and/or SQLite DB.
       
    • By benners
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      I have managed to get that part working for the most part. If I delete either a user or installer, the related info in the installer_user and postinstall tables are removed but since I added the postinstall_user table to link usernames to the postinstall action, this is where I get the foreign key error. If someone can explain why, I am sure it is an obvious reason for someone who knows what they are doing 😄
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