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generateRandom

Generates random data with given schema. Allows to populate test tables with data. Supports all data types that can be stored in table except LowCardinality and AggregateFunction.

generateRandom('name TypeName[, name TypeName]...', [, 'random_seed'[, 'max_string_length'[, 'max_array_length']]])

Arguments

  • name ā€” Name of corresponding column.
  • TypeName ā€” Type of corresponding column.
  • max_array_length ā€” Maximum array length for all generated arrays. Defaults to 10.
  • max_string_length ā€” Maximum string length for all generated strings. Defaults to 10.
  • random_seed ā€” Specify random seed manually to produce stable results. If NULL ā€” seed is randomly generated.

Returned Value

A table object with requested schema.

Usage Exampleā€‹

SELECT * FROM generateRandom('a Array(Int8), d Decimal32(4), c Tuple(DateTime64(3), UUID)', 1, 10, 2) LIMIT 3;
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ā”‚ [68] ā”‚ -67417.0770 ā”‚ ('2080-03-12 14:17:31.269','110425e5-413f-10a6-05ba-fa6b3e929f15') ā”‚
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