We'll begin with dates. Dates are often written in the following format
1. Date: YYYY-MM-DD
2. Datetime or Timestamp: YYYY-MM-DD hh:mm:ss
We can use SQL's date functions to transform data into a desired format. Since date functions can be database specific, verify the functions that exist on your relational database management system.
For example, this statement
Would return the date and time for the