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CEIL

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

The CEIL() function rounds a numeric value to its nearest higher integer.

SELECT
  ceil(1.7),
  ceil(-1.7);
create.select(
  ceil(1.7),
  ceil(-1.7)).fetch();

The result being

+-------+-------+
| floor | floor |
+-------+-------+
|     2 |    -1 |
+-------+-------+

Dialect support

This example using jOOQ:

ceil(1.7)

Translates to the following dialect specific expressions:

Access

(CLNG(1.7E0) - (1.7E0 - clng(1.7E0) > 0))

ASE, SQLDataWarehouse, SQLServer

ceiling(1.7E0)

Aurora MySQL, Aurora Postgres, BigQuery, DB2, Derby, DuckDB, Exasol, Firebird, HSQLDB, Hana, Informix, MariaDB, MemSQL, MySQL, Oracle, Postgres, Redshift, SQLite, Snowflake, Sybase, Teradata, Trino, Vertica, YugabyteDB

ceil(1.7E0)

CockroachDB

ceil(CAST(1.7E0 AS double precision))

H2

ceiling(CAST(1.7E0 AS double))

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

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