unix_seconds function (Databricks SQL)

Returns the number of seconds since 1970-01-01 00:00:00 UTC.

Syntax

unix_seconds(expr)

Arguments

  • expr: A TIMESTAMP expression.

Returns

A BIGINT.

The function truncates higher levels of precision.

Examples

> SELECT unix_seconds(TIMESTAMP('1970-01-01 00:00:01Z'));
 1