<> (lt gt sign) operator (Databricks SQL)

Returns true if expr1 does not equal expr2, or false otherwise.

Syntax

expr1 <> expr2

Arguments

  • expr1: An expression of any comparable type.

  • expr2: An expression that shares a least common type with expr1.

Returns

A BOOLEAN.

This function is a synonym for != (bangeq sign) operator (Databricks SQL).

Examples

> SELECT 2 <> 2;
 false
> SELECT 3 <> 2;
 true
> SELECT 1 <> '1';
 false
> SELECT true <> NULL;
 NULL
> SELECT NULL <> NULL;
 NULL