11. SQL Language#

Presto is an ANSI SQL compliant query engine. This standard compliance allows Presto users to integrate their favorite data tools, including BI and ETL tools with any underlying data source.

Presto validates and translates the received SQL statements into the necessary operations on the connected data source.

This chapter provides a reference to the supported SQL data types and other general characteristics of the SQL support of Presto.

A full SQL statement and syntax reference is available in a separate chapter.

Advanced users can take it to the next level by using numerous SQL functions and operators.