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Cast Functions and Operators

TiDB supports all of the cast functions and operators available in MySQL 5.7.

NameDescription
BINARYCast a string to a binary string
CAST()Cast a value as a certain type
CONVERT()Cast a value as a certain type

Cast functions and operators enable conversion of values from one data type to another.

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