This week's book giveaway is in the OCPJP forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA/OCP Java SE 7 Programmer I & II Study Guide and have Kathy Sierra & Bert Bates on-line! See this thread for details.
Which of course won't work in several other servers like MS SQL Server. That one has functions YEAR, MONTH, DAY and DATEPART. So without knowing the database server in question we cannot answer this question (unless we provide the answer for each and every database server available).