TRUNC(Date) Function | SQL Date/Time Functions & Expressions | Teradata Vantage - TRUNC(Date) - Analytics Database - Teradata Vantage

SQL Date and Time Functions and Expressions

Deployment
VantageCloud
VantageCore
Edition
Enterprise
IntelliFlex
VMware
Product
Analytics Database
Teradata Vantage
Release Number
17.20
Published
June 2022
Language
English (United States)
Last Update
2023-10-30
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Teradata Vantage™

Truncates date_value based on the format specified by fmt.

ANSI Compliance

This statement is a Teradata extension to the ANSI SQL:2011 standard.

Result Type

TRUNC is a scalar function whose return data type is DATE.

If the data type of date_value is TIMESTAMP or TIMESTAMP WITH TIME ZONE, the return data type is DATE by default. If you want this function to return a TIMESTAMP value when you pass in TIMESTAMP as input, you must set the TruncRoundReturnTimestamp DBS Control field to TRUE.