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CONCAT (binary, || operator)

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

The CONCAT() function concatenates several binary strings

SELECT cast('hello ' as bytea) || cast('world' as bytea);
create.select(binaryConcat("hello ".getBytes(), "world".getBytes())).fetch();

The result being

| concat      |
| hello world |
See CONCAT for a text version of this function.

Dialect support

This example using jOOQ:

binaryConcat("hello ".getBytes(), "world".getBytes())

Translates to the following dialect specific expressions:

Aurora Postgres, CockroachDB, Postgres, YugabyteDB

(CAST(E'\\150\\145\\154\\154\\157\\040' AS bytea) || CAST(E'\\167\\157\\162\\154\\144' AS bytea))


(X'68656C6C6F20' || X'776F726C64')

ASE, Access, Aurora MySQL, BigQuery, ClickHouse, DB2, Derby, DuckDB, Exasol, Firebird, H2, HSQLDB, Hana, Informix, MariaDB, MemSQL, MySQL, Oracle, SQLDataWarehouse, SQLServer, SQLite, Snowflake, Sybase, Teradata, Trino, Vertica

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