Can I use… cast(… as smallint)

The SQL cast specification converts a value to the named data type.

  FROM …

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  • Smallint in other places: column type.

  • Product specific cast functions: try_cast, safe_cast, ::, convert.

Normative References

ISO/IEC 9075:2016-2 defines smallint (E011-01) and the cast specification (F201).

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