date_add function (Databricks SQL)

Returns the date numDays after startDate.

Syntax

date_add(startDate, numDays)

Arguments

  • startDate: A DATE expression.

  • numDays: An INTEGER expression.

Returns

A DATE.

If numDays is negative abs(num_days) are subtracted from startDate.

If the result date overflows the date range the function raises an error.

Examples

> SELECT date_add('2016-07-30', 1);
 2016-07-31