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CEIL

Applies to ✅ Open Source Edition   ✅ Express Edition   ✅ Professional Edition   ✅ Enterprise Edition

The CEIL() function rounds a numeric value to its nearest higher integer.

SELECT 
  ceil(1.7), 
  ceil(-1.7);
create.select(
  ceil(1.7), 
  ceil(-1.7)).fetch();

The result being

+-------+-------+
| floor | floor |
+-------+-------+
|     2 |    -1 |
+-------+-------+

Dialect support

This example using jOOQ:

ceil(1.7)

Translates to the following dialect specific expressions:

-- ACCESS
(CLNG(1.7) - (1.7 - clng(1.7) > 0))

-- ASE, H2, SQLDATAWAREHOUSE, SQLSERVER
ceiling(1.7)

-- AURORA_MYSQL, AURORA_POSTGRES, COCKROACHDB, CUBRID, DB2, DERBY, FIREBIRD, HANA, HSQLDB, INFORMIX, INGRES, MARIADB, MEMSQL, 
-- MYSQL, ORACLE, POSTGRES, REDSHIFT, SYBASE, TERADATA, VERTICA
ceil(1.7)

-- SQLITE
(CAST(1.7 AS int8) + (1.7 > CAST(1.7 AS int8)))

(These are currently generated with jOOQ 3.15, see #10141)

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