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SQL UPPER, UCASE Functions

The UPPER function converts the value of a field to uppercase. The UPPER function is used for SQL Server. Other SQL platforms may use the UCASE function.

Employees Table

employeeID employeeName age
1000 John Smith 40
1001 Fred White 27
1002 Jane Scott 53
1003 Samuel Williams 31

In this example, we want to find to see convert the employeeName field to uppercase in the query results.

Syntax

SELECT UPPER(column_name)
FROM Table

Example

SELECT UPPER(employeeName) as [EMPLOYEE NAME]
FROM employees

Results

EMPLOYEE NAME
JOHN SMITH
FRED WHITE
JANE SCOTT
SAMUEL WILLIAMS

The SQL UPPER function is used to convert a given field in a table to uppercase characters.

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