Exercise: STORED PROCEDURE with single vbl to calc age

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Category ==> SQL  (115 exercises)
Topic ==> Variables  (8 exercises)
Level ==> Relatively easy
Course ==> Advanced SQL

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Make sure that you're using a sensible database (it doesn't really matter which for this example). 

Create a stored procedure called spCalculateAge which:

  • Declares an integer variable called @Age
  • Sets the value of this variable to be the difference in years between your date of birth and today's date (see hint below)
  • Prints out your age

The final result of running the stored procedure should look like this:

SQL exercise - Variables (image 1)

You will be younger, of course ...

You can use the DateDiff function to calculate your age in SQL - eg DateDiff(year,'03/04/1964',GetDate()) would give the age of a hypothetical trainer born on 4th March 1964.

Optionally, save the query to generate this stored procedure as Calculate your age.sql, then close it down.

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