trunc in sql
snippet in sql

trunc sql

user5327

SELECT TRUNC(TO_DATE('27-OCT-92','DD-MON-YY'), 'YEAR')
  "New Year" FROM DUAL;
 
New Year
---------
01-JAN-92 

what is truncate in sql

user1727

DELETE -
-DML COMMAND
-Delete Rows from the table one by one
-We can use where clause with Delete to delete single row
-Delete is slower than truncate
-ROLLBACK is possible with DELETE

DROP-
-DDL COMMAND
-Delete the entire structure or schema
-We can't use where clause with drop
-Drop is slower than DELETE & TRUNCATE
-ROLLBACK IS NOT POSSIBLE WITH DROP

TRUNCATE-
-DDL COMMAND
-Truncate deletes rows at a one goal
-We can't use where clause with Truncate
-Truncate faster than both DELETE & DROP
-Rollback is not possible with Truncate

trunc in sql

user9912

TRUNC function returns a date truncated
to a specific unit of measure.
TRUNC function returns a date truncated
to a specific unit of measure.