VALUES

VALUES computes a set of rows.

Synopsis

VALUES ( expression [, ...] ) [, ...]

Description

VALUES can be used to generate a result set containing constant values.

When more than 1 row is specified, all rows must have the same number of elements.

An example:

cr> VALUES (1, 'one'), (2, 'two'), (3, 'three');
+------+-------+
| col1 | col2  |
+------+-------+
|    1 | one   |
|    2 | two   |
|    3 | three |
+------+-------+
VALUES 3 rows in set (... sec)

It is commonly used in INSERT to provide values to insert into a table.

All expressions within the same column must have the same type.