current_timestamp function (Databricks SQL)

Returns the current timestamp at the start of query evaluation.

Syntax

current_timestamp()

Arguments

This function takes no arguments.

Returns

A TIMESTAMP.

The braces are optional.

Examples

> SELECT current_timestamp();
 2020-04-25 15:49:11.914
> SELECT current_timestamp;
 2020-04-25 15:49:11.914