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CONCAT

Concatenates all of the values in its argument list. If any of the arguments is NULL, the result is NULL.

Info

This function is not to be confused with GROUP_CONCAT, which is an aggregate function returning a concatenation of values passed in during aggregation.

Syntax

CONCAT(expression, [ expression, [expression ...]])

Arguments

  • expression: any set of expressions. This may be a column name, the result of another function, or a math operation.

Return Type

The concatenated string.

Examples

memsql> select concat('1', '2', '3');
+-----------------------+
| concat('1', '2', '3') |
+-----------------------+
| 123                   |
+-----------------------+

memsql> select concat('1', ' ', '2', ' ', '3');
+---------------------------------+
| concat('1', ' ', '2', ' ', '3') |
+---------------------------------+
| 1 2 3                           |
+---------------------------------+

memsql> select concat(first_name, " ", last_name) from BFFs;
+------------------------------------+
| concat(first_name, " ", last_name) |
+------------------------------------+
| Cecelia Cruz                       |
| Ari Floo                           |
| Skylar Rhodes                      |
+------------------------------------+

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