Available in versions: Dev (3.18) | Latest (3.17) | 3.16

ST_Distance

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

This function calculates the distance between two geometries. For example:

create.select(stDistance(
  stGeomFromText("POINT (0 0)"),
  stGeomFromText("POINT (1 0)"),
)).fetch();

The result being, for example

+-------------+                          
| ST_Distance |
+-------------+
| 1.0         |
+-------------+

Dialect support

This example using jOOQ:

stDistance(geometry1, geometry2)

Translates to the following dialect specific expressions:

-- AURORA_MYSQL, AURORA_POSTGRES, COCKROACHDB, MARIADB, MYSQL, POSTGRES, REDSHIFT
st_distance(geometry1, geometry2)

-- ORACLE
sdo_geom.sdo_distance(geometry1, geometry2, tol => null)

-- SQLSERVER
geometry1.STDistance(geometry2)

-- ACCESS, ASE, BIGQUERY, DB2, DERBY, EXASOL, FIREBIRD, H2, HANA, HSQLDB, INFORMIX, MEMSQL, SNOWFLAKE, SQLDATAWAREHOUSE, 
-- SQLITE, SYBASE, TERADATA, VERTICA, YUGABYTEDB
/* UNSUPPORTED */

(These are currently generated with jOOQ 3.18, see #10141), or translate your own on our website

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