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REPEAT

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

The REPEAT() function repeats a string a number of times.

SELECT repeat('abc', 3);
create.select(repeat("abc", 3)).fetch();

The result being

+-----------+
| repeat    |
+-----------+
| abcabcabc |
+-----------+

Dialect support

This example using jOOQ:

repeat("abc", 3)

Translates to the following dialect specific expressions:

-- AURORA_POSTGRES, DB2, H2, MARIADB, MYSQL, POSTGRES
repeat('abc', 3)

-- ORACLE
rpad('abc', (length('abc') * 3), 'abc')

-- SQLDATAWAREHOUSE, SQLSERVER
replicate('abc', 3)

-- ACCESS, ASE, AURORA_MYSQL, COCKROACHDB, CUBRID, DERBY, FIREBIRD, HANA, HSQLDB, INFORMIX, INGRES, MEMSQL, REDSHIFT, SQLITE, 
-- SYBASE, TERADATA, VERTICA
/* UNSUPPORTED */

(These are currently generated with jOOQ 3.14, see #10141)

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