Databases Reporting with SQL Working with Text Getting the Length of a String

Cosmin Iuga
Cosmin Iuga
2,058 Points

Stuck here. Here's my answer so far.

Stuck here. Here's my answer so far. "SELECT title, LENGTH(title) AS longest_length FROM books ORDER BY length DESC LIMIT 1;"

Thank you

2 Answers

KRIS NIKOLAISEN
PRO
KRIS NIKOLAISEN
Pro Student 49,922 Points

length is a function. You will want to order by the result of the function which in this case is longest_length.

Tommy Gebru
Tommy Gebru
28,819 Points

Hey Cosmin you were very close here your code looks good, you only need to refer to the original parameter or clause therefore use

LENGTH(title)

instead of

length

hope that helps :sunglasses: