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RIGHT

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

The RIGHT() function calculates the substring of a given string starting from the right end. See also SUBSTRING, LEFT

SELECT right('hello world', 5);
create.select(right("hello world", 5)).fetch();

The result being

+-----------+
| right |
+-------+
| world |
+-------+

Dialect support

This example using jOOQ:

right("hello world", 5)

Translates to the following dialect specific expressions:

-- ACCESS, ASE, AURORA_MYSQL, AURORA_POSTGRES, COCKROACHDB, CUBRID, DB2, FIREBIRD, H2, HANA, HSQLDB, INFORMIX, INGRES, 
-- MARIADB, MEMSQL, MYSQL, POSTGRES, REDSHIFT, SQLDATAWAREHOUSE, SQLSERVER, SYBASE, TERADATA, VERTICA
right('hello world', 5)

-- DERBY
substr('hello world', ((length('hello world') + 1) - 5))

-- ORACLE, SQLITE
substr('hello world', -(5))

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

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