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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:

ASE, Access, Aurora MySQL, Aurora Postgres, BigQuery, CockroachDB, DB2, DuckDB, Exasol, Firebird, H2, HSQLDB, Hana, Informix, MariaDB, MemSQL, MySQL, Postgres, Redshift, SQLDataWarehouse, SQLServer, Snowflake, Sybase, Teradata, Vertica, YugabyteDB

right('hello world', 5)

Derby

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

Oracle, SQLite

substr(
  'hello world',
  -5
)

Trino

substring(
  'hello world',
  -5
)

(These are currently generated with jOOQ 3.20, see #10141), or translate your own on our website

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