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The XMLFOREST() function is used to create XML forests from other elements

SELECT xmlforest(
  xmlelement(NAME e1) AS w1,
  xmlelement(NAME e2) AS w2

The result would look like this:

| xmlforest                    |
| <w1><e1/></w1><w2><e2/></w2> |

Dialect support

This example using jOOQ:

xmlforest(xmlelement("e1").as("w1"), xmlelement("e2").as("w2"))

Translates to the following dialect specific expressions:

DB2, Oracle, Postgres, Teradata

  xmlelement(NAME e1) AS w1,
  xmlelement(NAME e2) AS w2

ASE, Access, Aurora MySQL, Aurora Postgres, BigQuery, ClickHouse, CockroachDB, Derby, DuckDB, Exasol, Firebird, H2, HSQLDB, Hana, Informix, MariaDB, MemSQL, MySQL, Redshift, SQLDataWarehouse, SQLServer, SQLite, Snowflake, Sybase, Trino, Vertica, YugabyteDB

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