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SHL

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

The SHL() function produces the bitwise shift left operation.

SELECT shl(1, 4);
create.select(shl(1, 4)).fetch();

The result being

+-----+
| shl |
+-----+
|  16 |
+-----+

Dialect support

This example using jOOQ:

shl(1, 4)

Translates to the following dialect specific expressions:

ASE, HSQLDB, SQLDataWarehouse, Sybase

(1 * CAST(power(2, 4) AS int))

Aurora MySQL, Aurora Postgres, BigQuery, CockroachDB, DuckDB, MariaDB, MemSQL, MySQL, Postgres, Redshift, SQLServer, SQLite, Vertica, YugabyteDB

(1 << 4)

DB2, Informix

(1 * CAST(power(2, 4) AS integer))

Exasol

bit_lshift(1, 4)

Firebird

bin_shl(1, 4)

H2

lshift(1, 4)

Oracle

(1 * CAST(power(2, 4) AS number(10)))

Snowflake

bitshiftleft(1, 4)

Teradata

shiftleft(1, 4)

Trino

bitwise_left_shift(1, 4)

Access, Derby, Hana

/* UNSUPPORTED */

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

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