17.00 - 17.05 - Example: Returning a Date Value for the Beginning of the Month - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantage™ - SQL Date and Time Functions and Expressions

Product
Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
Release Number
17.00
17.05
Release Date
June 2020
Content Type
Programming Reference
Publication ID
B035-1211-170K
Language
English (United States)

The following queries:

SELECT TRUNC(CAST('2003/09/15' AS DATE), 'MONTH') (FORMAT 'yyyy-mm-dd');
SELECT TRUNC(CAST('2003/09/30' AS DATE), 'MON') (FORMAT 'yyyy-mm-dd');
SELECT TRUNC(CAST('2003/09/17' AS DATE), 'MM') (FORMAT 'yyyy-mm-dd');
SELECT TRUNC(CAST('2003/09/17' AS DATE), 'RM') (FORMAT 'yyyy-mm-dd'); 

all return the result 2003-09-01. The date was truncated to the beginning of the month.