Vertica Analytics Platform Version 9.2.x Documentation

SYSDATE

Returns the current statement's start date and time as a TIMESTAMP value. This function is identical to GETDATE.

SYSDATE uses the date and time supplied by the operating system on the server to which you are connected, which is the same across all servers. Internally, GETDATE converts STATEMENT_TIMESTAMP from TIMESTAMPTZ to TIMESTAMP.

Behavior Type

Stable

Syntax

SYSDATE()

You can call this function with no parentheses.

Example

=> SELECT SYSDATE;
          sysdate
----------------------------
 2016-12-12 06:11:10.699642
(1 row)

See Also

Date/Time Expressions