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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, BIGQUERY, COCKROACHDB, DB2, EXASOL, FIREBIRD, H2, HANA, HSQLDB, INFORMIX, 
-- MARIADB, MEMSQL, MYSQL, POSTGRES, REDSHIFT, SNOWFLAKE, SQLDATAWAREHOUSE, SQLSERVER, SYBASE, TERADATA, VERTICA, YUGABYTE
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 3.16, see #10141), or translate your own on our website

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