run_duration to seconds #sqlserver sysjobhistory

Sample code showing how to convert the run_duration column from msdb.dbo.sysjobhistory to seconds.

, as job_name
, s.step_name
, s.step_id
-- , s.command
,dbo.agent_datetime(run_date, 0) as step_start_date
,dbo.agent_datetime(run_date, run_time) as step_start_date_time
,run_duration/10000 as run_duration_hours_only --hours
,run_duration/100%100 as run_duration_minutes_only --minutes
,run_duration%100 as run_duration_seconds_only --seconds
,(run_duration/10000 * 60 * 60) + -- hours as seconds
(run_duration/100%100 * 60) + --minutes as seconds
(run_duration%100 ) as run_duration_total_seconds --seconds
-- , h.*
from msdb.dbo.sysjobs j inner join
msdb.dbo.sysjobsteps s on j.job_id = s.job_id inner join
msdb.dbo.sysjobhistory h on s.job_id = h.job_id and s.step_id = h.step_id
and like 'syspolicy_purge_history'
order by h.instance_id desc


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