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REPEAT

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

The REPEAT() function repeats a string a number of times.

SELECT repeat('abc', 3);
create.select(repeat("abc", 3)).fetch();

The result being

+-----------+
| repeat    |
+-----------+
| abcabcabc |
+-----------+

Dialect support

This example using jOOQ:

repeat("abc", 3)

Translates to the following dialect specific expressions:

-- ASE, SQLSERVER
replicate('abc', 3)

-- CUBRID, DB2, H2, HSQLDB, MARIADB, MYSQL, POSTGRES, SYBASE, VERTICA
repeat('abc', 3)

-- FIREBIRD
rpad('abc', (char_length('abc') * 3), 'abc')

-- HANA, INGRES, ORACLE
rpad('abc', (length('abc') * 3), 'abc')

-- SQLITE
"replace"(hex(zeroblob(3)), '00', 'abc')

-- ACCESS, AURORA_MYSQL, AURORA_POSTGRES, COCKROACHDB, DERBY, INFORMIX, MEMSQL, REDSHIFT, SQLDATAWAREHOUSE, TERADATA
/* UNSUPPORTED */

(These are currently generated with jOOQ 3.15, see #10141)

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