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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, CUBRID, DB2, DERBY, EXASOL, FIREBIRD, HANA, HSQLDB, IGNITE, INFORMIX, INGRES, 
-- MARIADB, MEMSQL, MYSQL, ORACLE, POSTGRES, REDSHIFT, SNOWFLAKE, SYBASE, TERADATA, VERTICA
ceil(1.7E0)

-- COCKROACHDB
ceil(CAST(1.7E0 AS double precision))

-- H2
ceiling(CAST(1.7E0 AS double))

-- SQLITE
(CAST(1.7E0 AS int8) + (1.7E0 > CAST(1.7E0 AS int8)))

(These are currently generated with jOOQ 3.16, see #10141), or translate your own on our website

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