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LENGTH

Returns the length of a given string.

Syntax

LENGTH(STRING)

Arguments

STRING

Type: string
A sequence of characters.

Returns

Type: bigint
The length of STRING in characters.

Examples

STRING
Output
1
1
abcdefg
7
12345
5
null
null
''
0
-=^%$
5

Transformation job example

SQL

CREATE JOB function_operator_example
ADD_MISSING_COLUMNS = true
AS INSERT INTO default_glue_catalog.upsolver_samples.orders_transformed_data MAP_COLUMNS_BY_NAME
SELECT
customer_firstname,
LENGTH(customer_firstname) AS name_length
FROM default_glue_catalog.upsolver_samples.orders_raw_data
WHERE time_filter()
LIMIT 3;

Query result

customer_firstname
name_length
Karen
5
Evelyn
6
Carol
5
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