timestamp function (Databricks SQL)

Casts expr to TIMESTAMP.

Syntax

timestamp(expr)

Arguments

  • expr: Any expression that can be cast to TIMESTAMP.

Returns

A TIMESTAMP.

This function is a synonym for CAST(expr AS TIMESTAMP).

For details see cast function (Databricks SQL).

Examples

> SELECT timestamp('2020-04-30 12:25:13.45');
 2020-04-30 12:25:13.45
> SELECT timestamp(date'2020-04-30');
 2020-04-30 00:00:00
> SELECT timestamp(123);
 1969-12-31 16:02:03