> "Jeff Oien" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote in message
> [EMAIL PROTECTED]">news:[EMAIL PROTECTED]...
> > I want to retrieve the last 15 days of data from a certain time but
> > not today's. I have this but it's still giving me today's data:
> > $today = date("Y-m-d");
> > $sql = "SELECT volume, date, time, id
> > FROM $table_name
> > where time = $time1 and date != $today ORDER by id desc LIMIT 15";
> > (date != $today) code in question
> > When I print $today it's: 2001-08-15 and the date field in the database
> > is also displaying as 2001-08-15. Any suggestions? Thanks in advance.
> > Jeff Oien
> ... I would not depend on id being monotonic
> (it probably will be, but I would still not
> depend on it).
> How 'bout
> SELECT volume,date,time,id
> FROM $table
> WHERE time=$time1
> ORDER BY date DESC
> LIMIT 1,15
> What are you storing time as - a timestamp
> rounded down to the last half-hour?
That works also, thanks. The cron job runs on the half hour so the
timestamp is always HH00 or HH30. I check to see what time it is
now and then finds the data from the same half hour time period for
the last 15 days.
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