IS_BIGINT function - Amazon Redshift
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IS_BIGINT function

Checks whether a value is a BIGINT. The IS_BIGINT function returns true for numbers of scale 0 in the 64-bit range. Otherwise, the function returns false for all other values, including null and floating point numbers.

The IS_BIGINT function is a superset of IS_INTEGER.





A SUPER expression or column.

Return type



To check if 5 is a BIGINT using the IS_BIGINT function, use the following example.

CREATE TABLE t(s SUPER); INSERT INTO t VALUES (5); SELECT s, IS_BIGINT(s) FROM t; +---+-----------+ | s | is_bigint | +---+-----------+ | 5 | true | +---+-----------+