PostgreSQL NOW Function

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PostgreSQL NOW() function

NOW() function

This function is used to get current date and time (start of current transaction).

Syntax :


Return Type : timestamp with time zone

PostgreSQL Version : 9.3

Pictorial Presentation of PostgreSQL NOW() function

Example : PostgreSQL NOW() function :

SELECT now();

Output :

 2015-01-15 14:17:25.919-08
(1 row)

N.B. - The outputs may change during the execution for the current date and time.