TIMESTAMPDIFF()

Overview

Returns arg2 - arg1, where the args are date or datetime expressions. One expression may be a date and the other a datetime, with a date value treated as a datetime having the time part '00:00:00' where necessary.

See also: Functions in 10.6 ES, in 10.5 ES, and in 10.4 ES

EXAMPLES

SELECT TIMESTAMPDIFF(MONTH,'2020-02-01','2019-02-01');
+------------------------------------------------+
| TIMESTAMPDIFF(MONTH,'2020-02-01','2019-02-01') |
+------------------------------------------------+
|                                            -12 |
+------------------------------------------------+
SELECT TIMESTAMPDIFF(MONTH,'2019-02-01','2020-02-01');
+------------------------------------------------+
| TIMESTAMPDIFF(MONTH,'2019-02-01','2020-02-01') |
+------------------------------------------------+
|                                             12 |
+------------------------------------------------+

CHANGE HISTORY

Release Series

History

10.6 Enterprise

  • Present starting in MariaDB Enterprise Server 10.6.4-1.

10.5 Enterprise

  • Present starting in MariaDB Enterprise Server 10.5.3-1.

10.4 Enterprise

  • Present starting in MariaDB Enterprise Server 10.4.6-1.

EXTERNAL REFERENCES