to_utc_timestamp function (Databricks SQL)

Returns the timestamp in expr in a different timezone as UTC.

Syntax

to_utc_timestamp(expr, timezone)

Arguments

  • expr: A TIMESTAMP expression.

  • timezone: A STRING expression that is a valid timezone.

Returns

A TIMESTAMP.

Examples

> SELECT to_utc_timestamp('2016-08-31', 'Asia/Seoul');
 2016-08-30 15:00:00
> SELECT to_utc_timestamp( '2017-07-14 02:40:00.0', 'GMT+1');
 2017-07-14 01:40:00.0