Impala concatenate string

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Hi. Is there a way to concatenate two strings using Impala query? I have to strings "cluster id" and "cluster name". How to concatenate them?
Jun 6, 2019 in Big Data Hadoop by Keshav
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Yes, you can concatenate two strings using Impala. Refer to the below query:

select concat('cluster id' , 'cluster name');
+---------------------------------------+
| concat('cluster id ', 'cluster name') |
+---------------------------------------+
| cluster id cluster name               |
+---------------------------------------+
answered Jun 6, 2019 by Raghu
strings yes it will do. But I cannot concat two columns of same data types. Its returning null.

select concat(cola,colb) from tab; --> Null

Pls educate
Hi@Gautham,

It should return your output. Check your data type once. If possible share your dataset and command as well.

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