TO_UNIXTS, TO_UNIXTSMS

Converts a DATETIME value to a BIGINT representing a UNIX timestamp.

Syntax

TO_UNIXTS( expr ) --> BIGINT

TO_UNIXTSMS( expr ) --> BIGINT

Arguments

Parameter Description
expr A DATE or DATETIME expression

Returns

  • TO_UNIXTS returns the UNIX timestamp in seconds since EPOCH
  • TO_UNIXTSMS returns the UNIX timestamp in milliseconds since EPOCH.

Notes

To convert a UNIX timestamp to a DATE or DATETIME, see FROM_UNIXTS.

Examples

Get the current UNIX timestamp

master=> SELECT TO_UNIXTSMS(GETDATE()), TO_UNIXTS(GETDATE());
to_unixtsms   | to_unixts
--------------+-----------
1575642811562 | 1575642811

Filter on a range of UNIX timestamps

Get the amount of users that signed up during 2019

master=> SELECT COUNT(*) FROM users
.           WHERE signup_ts BETWEEN TO_UNIXTS('2019-01-01') AND TO_UNIXTS('2019-12-31');

count
------
523428