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Semi-structured and structured data functions (Type Predicates)

IS_DATE , IS_DATE_VALUE

Verifies whether a VARIANT value contains a DATE value.

IS_DATE and IS_DATE_VALUE are synonymous.

See also:

IS_<object_type> , IS_TIME , IS_TIMESTAMP_*

Syntax

IS_DATE( <variant_expr> )

IS_DATE_VALUE( <variant_expr> )
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Arguments

variant_expr

An expression that evaluates to a value of type VARIANT.

Returns

This function returns a value of type BOOLEAN.

Examples

Show all DATE values in a VARIANT column.

Note

The output format for date values is set using the DATE_OUTPUT_FORMAT parameter. The default setting is YYYY-MM-DD.

Create and load the table:

CREATE OR REPLACE TABLE vardttm (v VARIANT);
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INSERT INTO vardttm SELECT TO_VARIANT(TO_DATE('2024-02-24'));
INSERT INTO vardttm SELECT TO_VARIANT(TO_TIME('20:57:01.123456789+07:00'));
INSERT INTO vardttm SELECT TO_VARIANT(TO_TIMESTAMP('2023-02-24 12:00:00.456'));
INSERT INTO vardttm SELECT TO_VARIANT(TO_TIMESTAMP_LTZ('2022-02-24 13:00:00.123 +01:00'));
INSERT INTO vardttm SELECT TO_VARIANT(TO_TIMESTAMP_NTZ('2021-02-24 14:00:00.123 +01:00'));
INSERT INTO vardttm SELECT TO_VARIANT(TO_TIMESTAMP_TZ('2020-02-24 15:00:00.123 +01:00'));
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Show the DATE values in the data:

SELECT * FROM vardttm WHERE IS_DATE(v);
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+--------------+
| V            |
|--------------|
| "2024-02-24" |
+--------------+